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Sharks, Sunshine sanctioned by LMC

Sharks, Sunshine sanctioned by LMC
November 02
23:22 2015

The League Management Company (LMC) have sanctioned Sharks FC and Sunshine Stars following separate incidents in Lafia and Akure that led to the disruption of their respective Match Day 36 games on Sunday.


The LMC fined Sharks N3, 000,000 and Sunshine Stars N5, 000,000.

Sunshine Stars have also been banished to Lagos for their next three home matches while the disrupted match against Lobi Stars will be concluded in Abuja on November 11.

Sunshine will play their rescheduled Match Day 34 fixture against Rangers and 38 fixture against Enyimba at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.


The Akure Township Stadium has also been banned from hosting matches of the NPFL for one year.

The club was also ordered to pay the sum of N250, 000 to the match referee who was assaulted by the fans and another N250, 000 to the cameraman of Lobi Stars FC who was also assaulted.

Sharks were sanctioned for the disruption by their players of Match Day 36 fixture in Lafia against Nasarawa United.


Sharks players had refused to continue the match after the referee awarded a penalty to Nasarawa United and was thus fined N3, 000, 0000, ducked three points from the total points won in the season while the three points and three goals for the abandoned game has been awarded to Nasarawa United.



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