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MFM FC fined N2m

23 June 2016, 11:19Israel Ojoko

Lagos - The League Management Company has fined Lagos club MFM FC for crowd incidence that occurred during their Match Day 23 fixture against Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) at the Agege Stadium in Lagos last Sunday.

MFM has also been ordered to play their next three Nigeria Premier League games behind closed doors.

Furthermore, LMC ordered MFM FC to identify and report the supporters who committed the act to relevant security agencies for prosecution within seven days, failure of which it stands to be fined N25, 000 for each day until the culprits are apprehended and charged to court.

Also read: MFM FC players pledge win against Nasarawa United

The League Management Company (LMC) also in a separate letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Referees Appointment Committee of the NFF requested that Referee Alaba Abiodun from Ogun State be withdrawn from further officiating of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches pending investigations into his handling of the match.

LMC said MFM is in breach of Rules B13.18 and C1 of the Framework and Rules of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

News24 report that MFM coach Fidelis Ilechukwu admitted he was under pressure due to a shaky defensive line.

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