NPFL: We Will Not Appeal NPFL Fine- Rangers GM, Amobi Ezeaku

The General manager, Rangers International of Enugu, Amobi Ezeaku has confirm that, the club will not appeal the fine imposed on them by the Nigeria Premier Football League Board ( NPFL).

The chief executive officer, (CEO) of the club made this known on Wednesday via a telephone interview on Solid sports in Enugu. According to him, the club has shifted it focus away from the situation which he termed a distraction

The NPFL board in a statement on Monday, charged and imposed a N1M fine on the officials of the flying anthelopes for their improper conduct in their Oriental Derby lose against Abia Warriors played on sunday at the Umuahia township staduim.

Aside the N1m fine, Rangers who where ordered to identify and produce the officials involved in the act of misconduct for further sanctions, the club was warned that a recurrence of the same act of will result in severe sanctions.

”We are not going to appeal, In football when fines are given you wait till whatever money is given to you at the end of the season and then you can tell the league board to deduct it. So we do not want to talk about that, we see it as a distraction”.

”In European football players have the right to have access to the pitch, and the players wanted to feel the pitch. Then officials of Abia warriors are saying they don’t have to feel the pitch, Is that what the law says”.

”The law permits players to have a feel of the pitch, I think what the anger is, is that, the clubs are saying rangers are being packaged so much. It is ridiculous to hear, I do not want to comment on this, I want this to just fizzle away. I want to focus on more important things”, Amobi added.

Nevertheless, Abia warriors who prevented Rangers from gaining access to the pitch before the match, were imposed a fine of N4m following their poor conduct which lead to the violent scenes between the two teams.

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