The League Management Company (LMC) have hit hard on MFM FC and Kwara United for breaching the NPFL Framework & Rules during their separate Match Day 26 fixtures.
It will be recalled that some of MFM supporters & officials encroached onto the field of play and attacked the centre referee during their Match Day 26 clash with Enugu Rangers.
MFM have been fined N3m cumulatively for failure to provide general security, for encroaching onto the field of play and unsporting behaviour of their players, officials and fans.
MFM team manager Geoffrey Aghogi was banned indefinitely from all NPFL-organized activities including matches for harassing match officials while MFM players Jerry Isaac and Christian Molokwu have been suspended for the next 12 matches for their involvement in the infraction in this first instance.
The assaulted centre referee will get a compensation of N250,000 and any other additional verifiable medical costs.
In the same vein, Kwara Utd have also been charged for breaching the NPFL Framework & Rules in their Matchday 26 fixture vs Rivers Utd.
Some supporters of Kwara Utd encroached onto the technical area/field of play, causing disorder & bringing the league to disrepute in the course of the match.
Kwara Utd have been fined N1 million for encroaching onto the field of play & will play their next home match vs 3SC behind closed doors (without fans).
Meanwhile, the LMC has opened a 7 working day window for both teams to pay all fines and elect to appeal the sanctions.