NPFL fines Gombe United N7m for match disruption 

Gombe United Football Club

The management of the Nigeria Premier Football League, on Monday, fined Gombe United Football Club over a fan’s alleged display of unruly conduct which disrupted a match with Kano Pillars on Sunday.

The fan allegedly pelted stones into the Pantami township stadium while the match was ongoing.

According to a press statement obtained on Tuesday by our correspondent, the management of Gombe United Football Club is expected to pay N7 million, with a one-match stadium ban to fans.

The statement also blamed the management for failing in its role to provide needed security for the guest players.

The statement partly read, “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.”