The match that was played on Sunday at the Zaria Road Stadium, Jos, had Amos Gyang and Mustapha Ibrahim scoring the first and second goals for the Lalong Boys in the 30th and 87th minutes of the match, respectively.
Nasarawa united scored its only goal of the fierce encounter in the 41st minute.
Speaking shortly after the match, Abdul Maikaba, Plateau United Head Coach, commended his players for winning the game.
He said though his boys missed a lot of chances in the match, but expressed satisfaction that the win had placed the team on top of the league table.
“The game was a tough one; the solid miners played well. My boys played better, but they threw away a lot of scoring chances.
“However, I am happy that at the end we won the match.
“This means that we are still topping the league table and I want to assure our teaming supporters and Plateau people that we will not disappoint them,” Maikaba said.
The Head of Coach of Nasarawa United, Bala Nikyu, declined to speak to Journalists.
Nigeria News Agency reports that all the players of the two teams wore black arm bands to honour the late Nasarawa united defender, Chineme Martins, who slumped and died Last Sunday in the pitch.
Similarly, a minute silence was observed at the stadium to honour the deceased player.
NAN also reports that a functional ambulance and a vehicle of the Nigerian Red Cross Society kitted with medical facilities to respond to any emergency, were stationed at the stadium during the match.
Edited By: Abdullahi Yusuf