Ikorodu United “condemned” to Abeokuta

By Daily Sports on August 19, 2016

Views: 1,162

Struggling Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit, Ikorodu United, have been order to play their next three home matches at the MKO Abiola Stadium in the southwest city of Abeokuta.

The club were sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC), which oversees the running of the Nigeria top-flight following "crowd disturbances" during and after one of their recent home matches against 3SC at the Onikan Stadium in Lagos.

The Oga Boys were also fined N3.5 million for several offences by their supporters which led to the discontinuance of the match which scores stood at 1-1 as at the 89th minute.

"Ikorodu Utd has been charged for failure to restrict unauthorized persons from restricted areas during their NPFL matchday 30 game vs 3SC. Ikorodu Utd is also in breach of NPFL framework & rules for failing to provide adequate crowd control during its game vs 3SC. Ikorodu Utd further breached NPFL rules with its supporters throwing objects onto the pitch leading to the discontinuing of the game vs 3SC. Ikorodu Utd is also charged for disturbances caused by its supporters during & after the NPFL game vs 3SC was discontinued.

"As a result, Ikorodu Utd has been fined N750,000 for failing to restrict unauthorized persons from restricted areas during the game vs 3SC. Ikorodu Utd is also fined N750,000 for failing to provide adequate crowd control during & after its NPFL game vs 3SC. For objects thrown onto the pitch by its supporters & causing the discontinuance of the NPFL game vs 3SC, Ikorodu Utd is fined N2m," the league body announced on Thursday.

However, the LMC left a caveate in its sanction to Ikorodu United on playing their next three home matches at the MKO Abiola Stadium with the last two being suspended on the grounds that they show "good conduct for the remainder of the season."

Supersport.com understands from the NPFL Framework and Rules of this season that the league body opted to activate Rule B13.55 on the 1-1 scores as at the time the game was abandon. That portion of the rule states that "the LMC may order a League Match which for whatever reason lasts for less than 90 minutes to count as a completed fixture or to be replayed."

This weekend, Ikorodu United will now play hosts to Niger Tornadoes at the MKO Abiola Stadium, which is more than 100 kilometres away from their Onikan Stadium home.

•Text from Supersports.com. Photo shows Ikorodu United

 

 

Source Daily Sports

Posted August 19, 2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

You may also like...
‘Enyimba’ll be NPFL champs’

Rochdale force Spurs to draw

BREAKING NEWS: Defending Champions Germany crash out of...

Tuchel prefers Bayern to Arsenal

Costa ready for Madrid Derby — Simeone

My priority’s Arsenal-Wenger

 

Latest News Train crushes Team Nigeria boxer in Lagos I nearly quit playing for Nigeria after death threats — Odion Ighalo Mayweather says ready to fight Nurmagomedov Bet9ja football tournament: BJ, Rockets lock horns in final Okumagba thumbs up Eagles, Technical Crew, NFF on win over Libya •Says there’s still room for improvement WINNER: Pascal Durugbor scores hat trick for Vaxjo to lift Hyundai Cup in Sweden Khan withdraws offer to buy Wembley Rasheedat Ajibade, Desire Oparanozie invited for Africa Women Cup of Nations Even Lionel Messi would struggle at Manchester United — Paul Scholes Real Madrid protest against Girona-Barca game being played in US Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez signs ‘most lucrative’ deal with sports service DAZN Warriors celebrate NBA title with reversible rings featuring diamonds

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (44,423 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (36,511 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (35,285 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (34,397 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (33,688 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (33,283 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (32,652 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (32,478 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (32,362 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (31,554 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (29,633 views) World Cup Friendlies: Eagles Beware! (28,826 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (265) Basketball (125) Boxing (515) Columnists (342) Euro Soccer Update (3326) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (44) Golf (67) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (2) News (4352) NPL Glo Premier League (957) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (5) Tennis (461)

 

 

Classic games

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media