JUST IN: LMC Hammer Falls On Plateau United
Plateau United are the first scapegoat for this season in
the Nigeria Professional Football League
They will be playing their next 3 home matches at the Ilorin Township Stadium following the crowd violence that trailed their season opener against FC IfeanyiUbah .
Plateau United are also required within 7 days to identify and ensure the apprehension and prosecution by relevant security agencies of one Attahiru Babayo named by the match officials for leading the assault.
Plateau United during its home match vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah failed to provide adequate security for match officials leading to some of its supporters and unidentified persons assaulting the referees after the match.
Some of Plateau United supporters encroached onto the field of play after the match thereby breaching the league's framework and rules
A fine of N1m for failing to provide adequate security has been imposed on Plateau United.
Plateau United will also pay N1m being N250,000 each to the assaulted match officials as compensation plus any additional expenses for their treatment.
Plateau United will also pay a N1m fine for throwing objects onto the field of play, encroachment after the match and bringing the league into disrepute.