FC Ifeanyi Ubah have been charged following their refusal to continue with the game vs Kano Pillars, prompting the game to be called off.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah have been ordered to pay a total of N9m for forfeiting a game
The Nnewi based club abandoned their match day one clash against Kano Pillars
FC Ifeanyi Ubah will also forfeit 3 points, 3 goals from the NPFL game
The Anambra Warriors are also charged for hindering & infringing on the fulfillment of the Broadcast Contract of the NPFL in the course of refusing to continue the game vs Kano Pillars on Saturday.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah will pay a fine of N5m for hindering & infringing the live TV Broadcast of the #NPFL game vs Kano Pillars.
The current Federation and Charity Cup holders have also been ordered to pay a fine of N150,000 for causing a delay to the restart of the NPFL game vs Kano Pillars after half time without good reason.
The LMC announced that FC Ifeanyi Ubah have 48 hours, not later than Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017, to submit to the sanctions imposed or elect to appeal NPFL.
On their part, FCIU have announced the suspension of Team Manager, Mr. Jonathan Igwe for four matches for his role in the game that was abandoned.
The club has also apologised to President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, the Chairman of the LMC, Mallam Shehu Dikko, the Governor of Kano State, H.E. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, other relevant stakeholders, fans