LMC Hand Ubah 10-Match Ban, N2.5m Fine For Assault

LMC Hand Ubah 10-Match Ban, N2.5m Fine For Assault

By Adeboye Amosu:

The League Management Company has handed a 10-match suspension and imposed a N2.5m fine on  the proprietor of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.


Chief Ubah was santioned for encroaching the field of play and assaulting Heartland goalkeeper, Ebele Obi, during his side's week 8 Nigeria Premier League fixture against the Naze Millionaires.

Four of the 10-match ban is suspended for a probationary period till the end of the season.

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Ubah is also expected to offer a letter of apology and an undertaking to be a good ambassador of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

The LMC further bans all self-wprocured security operatives other than those sanctioned by the league body from all match venues henceforth.

The business mogul has up till 5pm on Saturday to appeal the decision if he objects to the ruling.

His club was earlier fined N500,000 for their failure to ensure adequate security, crowd control and access to authorised persons to restricted areas at the venue of their clash against Heartland.

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