Breaking News: Abia Warriors Slammed With N5 Million For Crowd Violence

Breaking News: Abia Warriors Slammed With N5 Million For Crowd Violence

By Amaechi Agbo

Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL side, Abia Warriors of Umuahia have been fined N5, 000, 000, 000 (five million naira) only as a result of fans violence that marred the club’s Matchday 20 against Enyimba, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report

The fine was handed down to the Abia State based side by the League Management Company, LMC Wednesday

Warriors are to pay the fine within 10 working days and have 24 hours to accept or appeal against the decision

In the decision released, Enyimba International FC will receive N2.5m as compensation for injuries and damages to property.

The release reads: Abia Warriors have been fined N5,000,000 to be paid within 10 working days in a Summary Jurisdiction exercised by the LMC on the disruption of the Matchday 20 fixture in Umuahia against Enyimba International

Abia Warriors are also to play a minimum of their next 3 consecutive home matches behind closed doors with no fans before a possible review which can only be carried out if the LMC is satisfied that conditions which led to the disruption has been completely eliminated

Out of the N5m fine, Enyimba International FC will receive N2.5m as compensation for injuries and damages to property. Abia Warriors have 48 hours to accept in writing, this decision or seek to appear before a panel

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