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Businessman, Ifeanyi Uba Fined, Banned For Assaulting Goalkeeper



Chief Dr. Ifeanyi Uba, the owner of FC IfeanyiUbah has been fined N2.5m and banned for 10 premier league matches for encroaching the field during a game and assaulting the goalkeeper of Heartland FC, Ebele Obi.

The League Management Company (LMC) found the controversial businessman and owner of Capital Oil and The Authority Newspaper guilty of improper conduct.

It announced the decision in multiple tweets Thursday.

“Chief Dr Ifeanyi Ubah, proprietor of FC Ifeanyiubah, 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.”

“4 of the 10-match #NPFL ban is suspended for a probationary period till the end of the season.”

“Ubah has up till 5pm on Saturday to appeal this decision if he objects the ruling.”

LMC has reported the FC Ifeanyiubah v Heartland match commissioner Sunday Jibrin to the NFF match comm appointment committee #NPFL

“The LMC requests that the match commissioner be withdrawn from further #NPFL duties pending investigation into his conduct.

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