NPFL Imposes N7 Million Fine on Gombe United for Match Disruption.

Gombe United Football Club.

On Monday, the people in charge of the Nigeria Premier Football League fined Gombe United Football Club because one of their fans behaved badly and caused trouble during a match with Kano Pillars on Sunday.

Reports indicate that a fan allegedly threw stones into the Pantami township stadium during the ongoing match. According to a press statement obtained on Tuesday, the management of Gombe United Football Club is expected to pay N7 million and faces a ban on hosting one match for their fans.

The announcement also held the management responsible for not fulfilling its duty to ensure the necessary security for the visiting players.

The statement included, “In the aftermath of fans’ unruly conduct in another Match Day 11 fixture, Gombe United were fined a total of ₦7 million and a one-match stadium ban to fans for breaches ranging from disruption of the match by fans throwing objects onto the field of play, to disruption of the live broadcast of the match and failure to provide adequate and effective security.”

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