The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Giwa FC N5 million and ordered to play their next three home matches at the Ilorin Township Stadium. These were amongst other sanctions placed on the club and it’s Media Officer following investigations into the circumstances that led to the abandoning of the Match Day 12 fixture between the club and Rangers last Sunday.
The LMC issued Giwa FC with a Summary Jurisdiction Notice containing six separate breaches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Framework and Rules and accordingly sanctioned the club on each count while the club’s Media Officer, David King, was fined N100, 000 for breach of Clauses 1.1 and 1.5 of the code of conduct for club officials.
Some supporters of the club disrupted the fixture severally by hauling dangerous objects on the field aimed at the Second Assistant Referee forcing the Referee to finally call off the match on the 74th minute.
The LMC in a statement yesterday said after careful study of the match report and assessment of video evidence, charged Giwa FC for breaches of Rule B13.18, B13.21, B13.52, C9, C12 and C1. Read more