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Giwa FC expelled from Nigeria Premier League

20 May 2016, 14:42

Lagos - Giwa FC have been banished from the Nigeria Premier League for the 2015/16 football season after failing to honour three games, Sportdaylive reports.

The League Management Company (LMC) made the announcement on Friday, saying Giwa FC did not honour the ties against Wikki Tourists, Akwa United and Enyimba.

They are also to pay a fine of N10m to the LMC for failing to honour the game against Enyimba. And also a fine of N250k as expenses for stadium hire, security and other logistics incurred for the same match.

Also read: NFF hands five year ban to Giwa, others

The LMC said Giwa FC have 48 hours to appeal the ban.

LMC also said it has notified all club chairmen that Giwa FC has been expelled from the ?NPFL, and also said all clubs that have played Giwa FC to date will be fairly compensated in proportional basis.

According to a News24 report recently, Giwa FC were fined N2m among other charges for fans trouble in their match against Enugu Rangers in Jos on April 17.

Read more at Sportdaylive.

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