NPFL Board Imposes N1 Million Fine On Rangers, Warns Against Future Occurrence


Nigeria Premier Football League board has charged and imposed a million naira fines on the officials of Rangers International of Enugu for their improper conduct in the Oriental Derby game against Abia Warriors.

The league body released a statement on Monday evening about the poor attitude of officials of the Flying Antelopes.

“Rangers have been charged for breaching NPFL Framework & Rules in the course of their match at Abia Warriors on Sunday.

Some Rangers officials brought the game to disrepute following their violent reaction to provocation from the home team (Abia Warriors), which is an act of misconduct under NPFL rules.

A fine of N1 million has been imposed on Rangers for misconduct capable of bringing the game to disrepute.

Rangers have also been ordered to identify & produce the officials involved in the act of misconduct for further sanctions.

The Enugu club have been warned that a recurrence of the same act of misconduct will result in severe sanctions.

Rangers have 48 hours from the date of notice to appeal or accept the sanctions”, the statement read.