The League Management Company(Lmc) has fined Akwa united for their misconduct in their match week 06 against Heartland FC in Owerri.
“Akwa United has been fined a total of N3 million for breach of the Framework and Rules of the NPFL, in the course of the Matchday 5 fixture against Wikki Tourists”.Lmc said on their official Facebook page.
“Some members of Akwa Utd contingent accosted & harassed match officials as they made their way to the changing room immediately after the match, in the process of which the Assistant Referee II sustained injuries to his head & face”
Akwa united coach, Kennedy Boboye was also charged with breach of paragraph 7 of the Framework and Rules of the NPFL for making public comments in criticism of match officials according to the LMC.
“The comments made after the Heartland vs Akwa Utd match amounted to a breach of paragraph 7 of Appendix B: Code of Conduct for Managers and Coaches (public criticism of match officials) and C1.1 (misconduct) of the Framework and Rules of the NPFL”LMC said.
“For the breach, a fine of N250,000 has been imposed on Boboye and a ban from NPFL match(es) and activities for a period of one match (i.e, the next match – Matchday 7)”
Jigawa united coach has also been fined the sum of N250,000 and is banned from NPFL matches and activities for a period of two matches (commencing from the next fixture – Matchday 7).
“The Jigawa coach has been fined the sum of N250,000 and is banned from NPFL matches and activities for a period of two matches (commencing from the next fixture – Matchday 7)”
So many fans and followers of NPFL have applauded the LMC for the fines given to the club and coaches an they said the Lmc should try their possible best to implement the fines.