Sports Minister Schedules Meeting With LMC Over Violence In NPFL

Sports Minister Schedules Meeting With LMC Over Violence In NPFL

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By Our Correspondent

Nigeria’s Minister for sports and youth development, Mr Sunday Dare, has confirmed he will be meeting with the League Management Company over the persistent violence rocking the Nigeria professional Football League, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report


This is coming after the ugly scenes that played out in the matchday 20 derby game between Abia Warriors and and neigbhours Enyimba in Umuahia on Sunday and the match between Warri Wolves and Katsina United in Asaba.


The violence which left too many Enyimba fans and their Chairman Felix Anyasi Agwu injured broke out after the home side missed a penalty in the first half, before the game was finally called off after 29 minutes.
The Minister however took to his Twitter account to discourage any form of violence in football and confirmed he will be meeting with the LMC over the issues in coming days.


“The violence gradually engulfing the domestic league cannot go on unabated. There must be severe consequences for teams and their supporters to serve as deterrence. I will be meeting with the LMC shortly,” he said in a tweet

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