NFF upholds Giwa FC expulsion

By Daily Sports on June 14, 2016

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The Disciplinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has ratified the expulsion of Giwa FC by the League Management Company (LMC).

The Jos-based side were sent packing from the Nigerian top-flight after failing to honour three cumulative games which breached league guidelines.

Giwa FC were banished to Ilorin to play three home games after unruly fans marred a league game involving the home team and Enugu Rangers in May.

However, the team did not travel to Ilorin to play the games but elected to travel for away games. The LMC brought down the hammer on the Jos-based side and they were thrown out of the league in accordance with the league statutes.

The NFF Disciplinary Committee has now upheld the decision of the LMC to expel Giwa FC from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

"The committee finds Giwa FC in breach of Rule B13.28 of the NPFL Frame Work and Rules which states that 'if a club fails to honour three matches cumulatively within the League season without an acceptable reason to the LMC such a club shall be expelled from the League and its matches played and unplayed shall be cancelled,'” the committee revealed.

Despite being given an opportunity to appear before the panel to defend themselves, Giwa FC failed to show up.

The NFF Disciplinary Committee also upheld the N10 million fine imposed on Giwa FC in line with the NPFL Frame Work and Rules.

Giwa FC will also pay N650,000 as expenses for match officials as well as N1 million to Enyimba for expenses incurred for the Match Day 18 fixture.

Text gotten from Supersports.com.

 

 

 

Source Daily Sports

Posted June 14, 2016


 

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