March 6, 2021

Football: Governor’s surprise visit to training players brings new Turkish jerseys

Governor Lalong pays surprise visit to Plateau United FC

Central Nigeria: Barely 48hrs after Governor Simon Lalong made a surprise appearance at Plateau United Football Club’s training ground in Jos, Turkish manufacturers have delivered new set of jerseys to the team. 

The Turkish manufacturing firm, Kapspor, had signed a contract to deliver jerseys ahead of the team’s CAF Champions League appearance.


On Wednesday, Governor Simon Lalong visited the team during their training session at Zaria road stadium, to charge them to victory in their preliminary match on Sunday against Simba of Tanzania in Jos.

Club Officials told the Governor about the delay in the arrival of jerseys and on Thursday, the consignment arrived.


General Manager of the club, Pius Henwan attributes the development to the Governor’s “love and passion” for the team. 

Kapspor is kitting the Plateau United FC for the second time having signiled a two-year contract.


The new kits will be launched on Saturday alongside new players, Officials say.