Remo Stars Banished to Akure: Slammed N1.3 Million Naira For Breaching NNL Rules
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By Our Correspondent
The Appeals Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has fined Remo Stars Football Club of Ikene the sum of N1,300.000.00 (One Million three hundred thousand naira) for various breaches of the rule book of the Nigeria National League(NNL) 2020/2021 season.
The Barrister Ibrahim Eddy Mark led Appeal’s Committee rose from its sitting Thursday, 15 July 2021 with decisions on the Appeal lodged by Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin in respect of their Group B2, week 21 clash which held at the Remo Stadium, Ikene Ogun State, on the 6th of June,2021.
A breakdown of the financial charges show that:
Remo are to pay the sum of N200.000.0 (Two hundred Naira) as damages to the Camera and phones belonging to the officials of Bendel Insurance.
The sum of N500, 000.00 as cost for nominal damage (Medical bills) for the injuries inflicted to the players and officials of Bendel Insurance.
N100, 000.00 (One hundred thousand naira) for damages to the Bus of Bendel Insurance N500, 000.00 (Five hundred naira) for encroachment and breach of Covid-19 protocols by supporters of Remo Stars.
ALL Monies (Fines must be paid by Remo before their next home game).
The Appeals Committee in addition ruled that Remo be banished to the Akure Township Stadium, Ondo State for only one match.
Conversely, Bendel Insurance received warning to desist from acts/conducts likely to bring the game of football to disreput through the use of social and mainstream media to address their grievances, if any.
Bendel Insurance are liable to be sanctioned in the event they breach the warning.
Recall that in June, the NFF Disciplinary Committee had fined Remo Stars the sum of N900, 000 for the offence which the Bendel Insurance owners, Edo State Government vehemently rejected and subsequently went on appeal