The management of the Nigeria Premier Football League NPFL has fined Katsina United one million Naira for the inappropriate display of their player’s name.
The NPFL also slammed a one-year ban from all NPFL activities on the kits manager of Katsina United.
During their MatchDay 11 matchup in Lagos against Sporting Lagos, Katsina United was discovered to have broken the code.
Masudu Lawal, the kits manager, was banned from all NPFL activities for a year, and Katsina United was fined ₦1 million for inappropriately displaying the player’s name and number.
Following the unruly behavior of fans during a different MatchDay 11 match, Gombe United was fined 7 million in total and had their fans banned from the stadium for one match.
The infractions ranged from fans throwing objects on the pitch of play to disrupting the live broadcast of the match to not providing enough security.
Niger Tornadoes and Akwa United were involved in a match on MatchDay 10.
The former team was found guilty of violating Rules B8.21, C9, and C1.1, and as a result, it was fined ₦3.250 million, which also included compensation payments to the center referee.
One million yuan is fined for not providing match officials with sufficient and efficient security.
Failing to ensure the appropriate behavior of its officials (stewards/security personnel) will result in an additional fine of ₦1 million.
A third fine of ₦1 million was imposed for misconduct, and referee Ahmad Rabiu of the Kano State Referees Council received ₦250,000 as compensation for losses brought on by the harassment.
For the next three home games, spectators are not permitted to enter the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, home of the Niger Tornadoes.