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Breaking – Oriental Derby,NPFL Fines Enyimba, Rangers, Awards Three Points To The Enugu Side (Documents attached)

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The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has sanctioned Enyimba and Rangers International for breaching its framework and rules in their Matchday 35 encounter, newsmirrorng.com reports.

The League governing body awarded three points and three goals to Rangers International and fined Enyimba FC the sum of Ten million naira (#10m) for breaching the frameworks.

The Oriental derby, matchday 35 encounter between both teams at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium on Sunday was abandoned following the controversial penalty awarded to the home team, Rangers International in the dying minutes.

Meanwhile, the hosts, Rangers International will pay a fine of N5m for various offences, including non provision of adequate security, encroachment on to the pitch by fans and other unauthorized persons as well as sales of tickets to spectators more than the stadium capacity leading to encroachment of the pitch.

Both clubs have 48 hours to appeal the decision.

With this, Rangers International remain on top of the league table with 64 points from 35 matches while Enyimba FC and Remo Stars are in second and third positions with 59 points each

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