Heartland FC of Owerri has been charged for breaching the NPFL Framework & Rules in the Matchday 9 game at MFM FC.
Heartland breached the NPFL Framework & Rules after shirts & shorts worn by its players didn’t display numbers, surnames & club name & logo.
These acts breached Rules B9.7-8 for non-display of name & number on kits & B9.26 for wearing unregistered kits of the NPFL Framework & Rules
A fixed penalty of N100,000 is imposed on Heartland as well as a fine of N1 million for the breach.
Heartland has 48 hours to appeal the sanction.
Katsina Utd head coach Baldwin Bazuaye is in breach Rule C1.4 of the NPFL Framework & Rules during THE Matchday 9 game at Akwa Utd.
Bazuaye is issued with a reprimand for inappropriate dressing & is reminded to set a positive example for players as enshrined in the Code for Managers/Coaches.
Also Nasarawa Utd team manager Solomon Babanja has also been charged for breaching the NPFL Framework & Rules.
Babanja has been charged for wearing a foreign club jersey during a league game which flouts C1.4 of the NPFL Framework & Rules that stipulates club officials must wear appropriate clothing (club branded, corporate or business attire).
Babanja has been admonished & reminded to set a positive example for players & others as listed in the Code of Conduct for Managers/Coaches.