LMC fine Kano Pillars 7.5M for fans assault

Awonusi Abiodun
Awonusi Abiodun June 15, 2021
Updated 2021/06/15 at 11:32 AM
LMC fine Kano Pillars 7.5M for fans assault

The league management company has fine Kano Pillars FC the sum of 7.5 million naira for breaching the LMC framework agreement.

LMC fine Kano Pillars 7.5M for fans assault
LMC fine Kano Pillars 7.5M for fans assault

It was recalled that fans of Kano Pillars came out in large numbers to support their team on Sunday.

After a Kano Pillars goal was disallowed by the refereeKano Pillars goal was disallowed by the referee, Pillars fans show their disagreement with the referee decision, by invading into the pitch to disrupt the match

After a review by the LMC, they’ve however fine Kano Pillars sum of 5million naira for breaching the covid 19 protocol.

Also, another sum of 2.5 for fans misconduct.

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According to a statement released by the LMC on Monday.

“Violation of these directives would be severely dealt with. For sure, host clubs that open their gates to spectators will be judged to have failed in their responsibilities and would be declared to have lost the game in question by three goals and three points,” NFF said in a June 7 letter to the country’s league bodies.

The body in another statement sanction the match commissioner for COVID-19 protocol breach.

“The complaints against the match commissioner borders on his failure to follow COVID-19 protocol in line with NFF directives of not allowing spectators into the stadium.

He also failed to take necessary steps to ensure that the match was not commenced or was discontinued upon noticing the crowd presence, which breaches the COVID-19 protocol,” the LMC said.


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