DECISIONS OF THE NFF DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE DURING ITS SITTING OF 26TH AUGUST, 2016

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IN THE MATTER INVOLVING

CROWN FC Vs. J. ATETE

FINDINGS

  1. The Committee considered that the attitude of Mr. Julius Atete as being inciting and frowns at such acts by team Officials. The Committee therefore consider his conduct as bringing the match to disrepute as a result of which led to the abandoning of the match by his team. He is hereby placed on two (2) match bans with effect from their next match. The Committee in arriving at this decision invoked Art. 7.(21)
  1. The Committee finds J. Atete FC Guilty of Abandoning the match and noted that Team Officials have no right to abandon a match for whatever reason ”If a club refuses to continue with a game for a period of up to five (5) minutes in a match or till the expiration of full time of any half of the game or walks-off the pitch, it shall forfeit the match to its opponent by 3 points 3 goals or the score at the time of abandonment whichever is higher”.4.2(5) The club shall in addition pay a fine of N500,000.00 to League within Fourteen (14) days.
  1. The Committee also noted the inability of Crown FC Officials to control the Conduct of their Supporters thus leading to the Vandalization of the J. Atete Team Bus hence the committee Directs that Crown FC be fined the Sum of One Million Naira (N1000,000) in line with Art.4.3(5) and 4.3(6) 7.0(2) Clubs shall be held responsible for the behaviour of their supporters/fans before, during, and after any match.
  1. The Committee also directs the NNL to ensure that the next Two (2) Home Matches of Crown FC should be played under closed door.

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IN THE MATTER INVOLVING

PRIME FC Vs. REMO STARS FC

FINDINGS

  1. The Committee finds the Supporters of Prime …Read More

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