The 2016/17 Nigerian Professional Football League season came to an entertaining end with a pulsating final match between Plateau United and Rangers International at Rwang Pam stadium in Jos, last Saturday. United defeated last season’s champions Rangers 2-0 to emerge the new champions.
Coach Kennedy Boboye led Plateau United to their first ever league title.
Speaking on the thrilling end of the season, Tokunbo Adodo, Portfolio Manager, National Premium, Nigerian Breweries, said the experiential participation of football fans at the final match in Jos supports the brand’s commitment to driving audience venue participation.
“We are very excited to witness what has been a thoroughly enjoyable and exciting league season. As you know, Star is all about giving Nigerian football fans premium experience and the way the NPFL has gone this season is not only pleasing for us but very encouraging particularly showing what is possible for the next season. Millions of Nigerian football fans now follow the league with greater passion and that’s the reason Star is celebrating the shinning fans.
“For us, it is Nigeria first, and football, being not just a very popular sport with Nigerians, but is also a major unifying factor for Nigerians.”