Enugu Rangers International football club receives fine of N2.5 million for breaching league rules

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The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Aiteo Cup defending champion, Enugu Rangers International football club the sum of N2.5 million for breaching league rules during their Match day 14 encounter against Katsina United in Enugu.

The Flying Antelope failed to provide adequate security to prevent fans gained access to the pitch and almost broke into the dressing room thereby breached Rule B13.52.1, B13.52.2 and B8.21 of the League.

Rangers International of Enugu pipped Katsina United 1-0 in their Match day 14 encounter decided at the Cathedral Nnamdi Azikiwe International stadium, Enugu where the fans encroached the pitch and gained access to restricted area.

In a related development, the League Management Company also charged FC Ifeanyi Ubah for failing to provide adequate security during their week 13 home game against Plateau United.

The League Management Company gave FC Ifeanyi Ubah 48 hours to communicate in writing, in acceptance of the decision or otherwise before the panel.

Recall that Plateau United were banished to Ilorin and fined N3million after their fans encroached the pitch and lynched the center referee in their Matchday 1 fixture against FC Ifeanyi Ubah.