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NPLF: Giwa FC protests expulsion, write LMC



NPLF: Giwa FC protests expulsion, write LMC

Giwa Football Club have written to the League Management Company protesting their expulsion from the Nigeria Professional Football League last Friday.

Giwa FC were thrown out of the country’s top division for missing three cumulative matches which flouts Rule B13.28 of the NPFL Framework and Rules for the season.

The rule states: “If a club fails to honour three matches cumulatively within the league season without an acceptable reason to the LMC, such a club shall be expelled from the league and its matches played and not played shall be cancelled.”

But the Jos based club in a letter, rejected the punishment while demanding for a commission of enquiry to be set up to hear their case.

“The above subject matter refers. We are in receipt of your letter of 20th May, 2016 on the above subject matter. We hereby notify you that we do not accept any of the sanctions imposed on our club and further add that we elect to be dealt with by a commission,” Giwa FC wrote in a letter dated May 21, 2016 to the LMC.

The LMC has already cancelled all the matches played by Giwa FC while posting the current standings on the official website.

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