FC Ifeanyiubah has been charged by the LMC for breach of Rule B8.21 on Matchday 13 in their home fixture against Plateau United.
FC Ifeanyiubah was charged for failing to provide adequate security for match officials who were threatened on their way to the dressing room at half time by the club’s supporters wielding dangerous objects.
FC Ifeanyiubah was also charged for not providing adequate security for the match officials who were detained on the field for over 30 minutes after being threatened and prevented from gaining access to the dressing room at the end of the match.
In exercise of Summary Jurisdiction, the LMC has fined the club a total of N2,250,000. N1m each for the two charges of failure to ensure adequate security for the match officials and N250,000 as compensation to the match referee for assault pursuant to Rule C12.
FC Ifeanyiubah has 48 hours to communicate in writing, acceptance of the decision or elect to appear before a panel.