NPFL Matcheday 4: LMC Investigating Dakkada Vs Remo Stars Slapping Incident

NPFL Matcheday 4: LMC Investigating Dakkada Vs Remo Stars Slapping Incident

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By Ebube Dike

The League Management Company (LMC) has announced that it is investigating an unsportsmanlike attitude exhibited by a Dakkada FC official who walked into the filed of play and slapped an assistant referee during their match against Remo Stars on Sunday, can report

In a 23 secs video going viral on social media, an official of Dakkada FC was seeing as he walked up to the field and slapped one of the match referees in their encounter with Remo Stars at the Godswil Akpabio Stadium, Uyo Akwa Ibom State.

Reacting to the video, the LMC on Tuesday said
it is “looking into an altercation that occurred in the Matchday 4 fixture between Dakkada FC and Remo Stars last Sunday in Uyo.”

Images surfaced involving a backroom staff of Dakkada assaulting a match official in the course of the fixture.

“The LMC is taking a closer look at the match officials report and other relevant sources,” it said.

The league organisers also stated that it has zero tolerance for hooliganism and any act capable of bringing the image of the league to disrepute.

“We can assure all, that we have zero tolerance for hooliganism and acts that are capable of bringing the game into disrepute  

“After consultations with the compliance unit, the League body action  will serve as a deterent for those that are bent on dragging our football into the mud,” Chief Executive officer, Davidson Owumi said.

Remo Stars currently top the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL with 8 points from four matches while Dakkada are 14th with 4 points from same number of matches.

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