The Anambra State based Football Club, FC Ifeanyi Ubah has stated that they will not be appealing against the decision of the League Management Company regarding the team’s abandonment of their match against Kano Pillars last saturday.
In their response to the summary decision of the LMC, the club applogised to the League Management Company and Nigeria Football Federation for the unfortunate incident. The club also regretted any inconvenience their actions must have caused and promised to abide by the Framework and Rules of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The statement read:
“In total submission to the jurisdiction of sporting authorities in Nigeria and with total commitment to the growth of the Nigeria Professional Football League, we hereby accept the sanctions imposed on us as contained in your letter dated 16th January, 2017 and will not be lodging any form of appeal against the decision of the LMC. We pledge to abide by same and submit totally to the summary jurisdiction of the LMC.
May we use this opportunity to once more, tender our unreserved apology to the League Management Company and Nigeria Football Federation for the events that culminated in the abandonment of the match between Kano Pillars and FC Ifeanyi Ubah on the 14th of January, 2017 at the Sani Abacha Stadium. As earlier stated, we have taken appropriate disciplinary actions against those responsible for the unfortunate event. We regret any inconvenience caused by our actions and commit to abide by the Framework and Rules of the Nigeria Professional Football League.”
FC Ifeanyi Ubah will host MFM on Wednesday 18th of January, 2017 at the Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium, Nnewi by 4PM as they aim to kickstart their season with a home win.