Plateau United off to winning start in Nigeria league

Plateau United recorded the first win of the new Nigeria league season after they defeated visiting Niger Tornadoes 2-1 at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos on Saturday.

Plateau took the lead in the 17th minute through Charles Okafor.

However, Tornadoes pegged the hosts through Kunle Issa after 64 minutes.

Plateau then regained their lead to carry the day when Ibeh Johnson delivered three minutes from time.

Nine other matches will be played on Sunday in continuation of the 20-team championship.

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