Friday, 1 April 2016

Billionaire, Ifeanyi Ubah, gets 10-match ban, N2.5m fine for slapping goalkeeper


Billionaire busninessman and CEO of Capital oil, Ifeanyi Ubah, has been slammed N2.5 million fine and a 10-match ban  by the Nigeria’s League Management Company(LMC) after he was caught on camera slapping Heartland FC goalkeeper, Ebele Obi. In a statement released Thursday, LMC says the FC proprietor among other things should offer an apology & an undertaking to be a good ambassador of the NPFL. The statement reads;
Chief Dr Ifeanyi Ubah, proprietor of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, is suspended from all NPFL match venues for the next 10 matches.
He has now been fined N2.5m because LMC found him guilty of encroaching field of play & assaulting Heartland player Ebele Obi.
The fabled billionaire is expected to offer a letter of apology & an undertaking to be a good ambassador of the NPFL.
The LMC further bans all self- procured security services other than those sanctioned by the LMC from all NPFL match venues henceforth.

Ebele Obi was also handed a six-game ban for assaulting a referee in the club’s Nigeria Professional Football League clash with FC Ifeanyi Ubah on March 23.

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