De Sapele Lions Football Club are to pay the sum of five hundred thousand naira (N500,000.00)for abandoning their away fixture,match day four(4) against their hosts Akwa Starlets in Uyo.
The information which came from the head of media NNL, Amar Ignis states that ”De Sapele Lions decision to discontinue play in the 72 minutes after being 3 goals down was a contravention of article 14.8 of the rule book.”
The match officials observed the mandatory count charge.
Accordingly, Akwa Starlets have been award 3points and 3 goals.
It will be remembered that in the match on Sunday, the proprietor of De Sapele was asked to leave the stadium and due to some argument, he was attacked by security personnel. He asked his players to leave the pitch.