Plateau United Football Club of Jos has signed twelve new players ahead of the 2019/2020 season which kicks off next month.
According to a statement by the Media Officer of the Club, Albert Dakup the decision to sign the twelve new players is to replace those who were released from the club at the end of last season.
Dakup explained that the newly recruited players who were scouted by the technical crew in the outgone season include three attackers, five midfielders, two defenders and two goalkeepers.
The statement adds that the new players participated in a two weeks rigourous training sessions and three pre-season friendly matches in order to ascertain their fitness level before the sign their contract.
Prominent among the newly recruited players are former Katsina United and Enyimba of Aba striker Chinedu Udechukwu and Sunday Anthony a midfielder from relegated Elkanemi Warriors of Maiduguri.
Others are goalkeeper Anozie Awawa, Ikefe Andrew, Buhari Ibrahim, Paul Uche, Emeka Nnaji, Umar Abba, Isa Ndala and Nenrot Silas.
Among the twelve newly recruited players are Bola Bamigbelu who is joining from a club in Cyprus and goalkeeper Godfrey Amooh from Ghana while Tosin Omoyele who is returning from Egypt after completing a six months loan.
The team is expected to continue with preparations for the new season as they are scheduled to feature in the famous annual pre-season tournament rename the Taiwo Ogunjobi Cup in Ilorin on the 29th of this month.