Lagos giants Mountain of Fire Ministries FC ( MFM FC) have released a statement via their media department disagreeing with the Nigerian Football Federation disciplinary committee over FC Ifeanyi Ubah failure in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 20, Felele247.com.ng understands.
The press statement was available by the club’s head of communication Olawale Quadry stating the League Management Company decision over the failure of FC Ifeanyi Ubah to honour their match.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Disciplinary Committee on Friday, 18th June 2021, ordered the replay of the fixture involving FC Ifeanyi Ubah and MFM FC after the hearing of the Appeal lodged by the former against the decision of the League Management Company (LMC), which awarded the three points and three goals to the Olukoya Boys against the Nnewi-based.
The statement reads “LMC decision was in accordance with the universal rules of the game, following the willful failure and refusal of FC Ifeanyi Ubah to honour the match, which was scheduled to take place at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, after their banishment to Enugu State, as a result of security breaches and incidences of assault on Match Officials, at their traditional home ground (Nnewi).
MFM FC Director of Football, Barrister Davidson Adejuwon, has stated, via a mail sent to the NFF, immediately after receiving the verdict, that since the decision of NFF Disciplinary Committee is without prejudice to the Club’s right of Appeal, the team shall be exercising that right, without delay, even to the highest decision making organ of the beautiful game of Football.