The governing body of the Glo NPFL, League Management Company (LMC) has laid the hammer on culprits of the unsportsmanlike acts during the Game Week 28 matches between Shooting Stars SC and Sunshine Stars on September 6.
The LMC took to their official twitter account to announce the varying bans as concerning all parties involved. Both club sides were collectively fined one million naira; 500 thousand naira each for general conduct capable of bringing disrepute to the NPFL.
Sunshine Stars player Dayo Ojo was fined fifty thousand naira for shoving a ball boy, while suspended for 6 NPFL matches for kicking and headbutting a match official.
“Shooting Stars & Sunshine Stars have been fined N500,000 each for their general conduct capable of bringing the #GloNPFL to disrepute.” The LMC wrote on its official twitter handle late on Saturday.
It continued: “Shooting Stars are charged for the conduct of their supporters capable of bringing the #GloNPFL to disrepute.
“Sunshine Stars have also been charged for the failure of their players & officials to show due respect to the decisions of the match officials in the #GloNPFL game at Shooting Stars.”
“Shooting Stars & Sunshine Stars are to either accept the decisions or elect to appeal to the LMC within 48 hours.
“Dayo Ojo, was fined N50,000 for shoving a ball boy during the #GloNPFL match at Shooting Stars.
“Sunday Abe who was slammed with six-match ban for head-butting and kicking the referee during the game.
“Both Sunshine Stars players, Dayo Ojo and Sunday Abe, also have 48 hours to appeal or accept the decisions.”
The game was tied a 1-all before the Oluyole Warriors were awarded a penalty 8 minutes to time and Tope Orelope converted the spot kick to record a 2-1 win for the Ibadan side..