Indiscipline: LMC slams fine on Pillars, Katsina United, Heartland
As part of its determination to have hitch free 2018 league session, the League Management Company LMC, organisers under the leadership of Alhaji Shehu Dikko have charged and fined Kano Pillars, Katsina United and Heartland for breaching the framework and rules of the body during their match day 1 game through crowd control.
It will recall that before the commencement of the 2017/2018 season the leadership of the league has vowed not to leave no stone unturned in the area of discipline that will project the league in the good manner to The Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world.
This was the part of the truth the LMC tolled when it’s hammer fell on Kano Pillars, Katsina United and Heartland football Club.
Below are the sanctions given to the 3 clubs respectively.
For Kano Pillars supporters threw objects including, stones and stadium seats towards the field of play during the game.
Kano Pillars were charged with a fine of N750,000 for the behavior of their fans in their away fixture against Katsina United at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.
As for Katsina United will pay a sum of N1m for their failure to ensure adequate security and crowd control when some of their supporters stopped the away team from leaving the pitch and stadium.
The Changi Boys also have 48 hours from the date of notice to appeal
While, Heartland football Club of Poetry were also fined N1m for their failure to control the crowd and ensure adequate security in their matchday one fixture against Sunshine Stars.
The Naze Millionaires failed to ensure adequate security and crowd control as some of their supporters made it difficult for match officials to leave the stadium after the game, the LMC charge claimed.
The three clubs have two days to accept or appeal the sanctions imposed on them, from the date of notice.