Abuja - The barrister Ibrahim Eddy Mark led Appeals Committee of the
Nigeria Football Federation, has officially communicated the Nigeria National
League its findings and decisions on the separate appeals lodged by Kogi United
and Plateau United, News24 reports.
The Appeals committee following its findings, has found merit in the Appeal of
Plateau United FC and the Appeal upheld, stating that the result of the match
2-1,in favour of Plateau United stands and that it has set aside all the
decisions of the Disciplinary Committee. With a note that there can be no
further appeal on the case.
It cited Article 70, NFF Statutes, 2010.
In the appeal case filed by Kogi United against Adamawa United played on the
19th August, the committee after its findings had the appeal dismissed and
upheld the decision of the Disciplinary Committee.
The Appeals Committee however, noted that there can be no further appeal on the
case. It cited Article 70, NFF Statutes, 2010.
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Meanwhile, chairman of the Nigeria National League, High chief Emeka Inyama has
heaved a sigh of relief following the prolonged protest and appeals from
various clubs in the second tier League that has delayed the conclusion of the
“I am extremely happy that all of that has come to a closed case and that we
can now forge ahead with our plans to have the League ended, it was indeed a
disturbing period for us but here we are now that we can put all that behind us
“I salute the Barrister Green led Disciplinary committee and the Appeals
Committee, led by Barrister Irahim Eddy Mark, for a thorough job. And the clubs
too for complying and helping us move forward.”
Chief Emeka disclosed that strong signs are showing that the much awaited Super
Four will hold in Abuja next week, though the NNL is yet to fix the date.
With this development, Plateau United, Ikorodu United, Niger Tornadoes, and MFM
FC, will slug it out in the Super Four to enable the NNL confirm the overall
champion for the 2014/15 campaign.