Plateau United Football Club loses Head Coach.


The camp of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Plateau United Football Club of Jos has been thrown into mourning following the death of its head coach, Audu Isah Pele.

Pele who died Wednesday afternoon at his residence along Ali Kazaure , was hospitalized at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital before he was discharged Monday this week.

The deceased who is survived by a wife, five children and many relations joined the services of Plateau United as a coach of the feeder team in 2014.

Following a string of poor results shortly after returning to the Nigeria Professional Football League in 2016, the management of the team headed by Pius Henwan elevated coach Pele alongside other coaches from the feeder team to the main team.

He contributed immensely to the team escape from relegation that season as he served as acting head coach in the absence of Zakary Baraje

Late coach Audu Isah Pele was also played a prominent role in the road to winning the team first league title in 2017 when he assisted coach Kennedy Boboye achieved that feet .

Last season he was the team stabilizing force when he stood in for Head coach Abdu Maikaba while he was away on national duty with the Flying Eagles.

Late coach Audu Isah Pele played for the defunct Nigerian standard and JIB Rock Strikers as well as coaching Mighty Jets and the JUTH FC among other clubs.

His remains has since been committed to mother Earth where family, friends, colleagues as well as players, coaches and management staff of Plateau United headed by the General Manager, Pius Henwan paid their last respect to him.

Albert Dakup.
Media Officer,
Plateau United Football Club, Jos.


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