League Management Company Fines Rangers, Ifeanyi Ubah

League Management Company

The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Rangers International a total of N2.5m for breaches of Rule B13.52.1, B13.52.2 and B8.21 during their MatchDay 14 fixture against Katsina United.

The LMC in a Summary Jurisdiction notice charged Enugu Rangers for failure to ensure adequate and effective crowd control, failure to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to restricted areas and threatening match Officials on their way to the dressing room at half time as well as failure to provide adequate security for match Officials who were prevented from gaining access to the dressing room and forced to remain on the pitch at half time.

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Also, Ifeanyi Ubah F.C. has been charged by the LMC for breach of Rule B8.21 on MatchDay 13 in their home fixture against Plateau United.

Ifeanyi Ubah F.C. was charged for failing to provide adequate security for match officials who were threatened on their way to the dressing room at half time, failure to provide adequate security for the match officials who were detained on the field for over 30 minutes after being threatened and prevented from gaining access to the dressing room at the end of the match.

In exercise of Summary Jurisdiction, the League Management Company has fined the club a total of N2,250,000.

A breakdown which shows N1m each for the two charges of failure to ensure adequate security for the match officials and N250,000 as compensation to the match referee for assault pursuant to Rule C12.

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Ifeanyi Ubah F.C. has been given 48 hours to communicate in writing, acceptance of the decision or elect to appear before a panel.

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