Plateau United Target Semi-final In 2021 CAF Champions League Campaign
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Two years after crashing out in the preliminary stage of the CAF Champions League, the management of 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United FC, Jos have set semifinal target ahead of the 2020/2921 Continental league, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
General Manager of the club, Pius Henwan stated this while briefing newsmen on the team’s preparations ahead of the season.
Henwan explained that having featured in the the 2018 edition of the the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederations cup where the team failed to qualify for the lucrative group stage of both competitions, the General Manager said all machinery are been put in place to ensure a successful outing in the competiton this time around.
The experienced sports administrator disclosed that as a first step to realised that objectives, the club have recruited six test and experience players to fortify the team while seven has been dropped due to the expiration of their contracts and those who are desirous of playing time which they failed to get in the team.
He pointed out that two more new players are expected to join the team soon as management intensifies preparations before the commencement of sporting activities by the relevant authorities.
On rumours making the rounds that team,s head coach , Abdu Maikaba is eyeing the Flying Eagles job, Henwan confirmed emphatically that the Kano-born soccer tactician is staying put in Plateau United for the next two years to enable him continue with the good work he started with the team two years ago.
As for the venue of the team,s CAF Champions League, the General Manager assured that efforts are on by the Plateau State government to refurbished the Rwang Pam stadium to CAF requirements to enable the team play before its home fans.
Henwan appealed for more support to the team as the fly the country’s flag in the CAF Champions League assuring that the club is fully focus to put smiles on the faces soccer loving Nigerians.