NNL fines Edel FC, suspends two players for assault

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The Nigeria National League has suspended Aminu Yahaya and David Peters from the league indefinitely.

Both players from Edel FC were found guilty of spearheading a physical attack on referee Chateal Wilfred on the final day of the 2023 season.

The incident occurred in the Group B fixture of the Southern Conference, where the Giant Brillars defeated Edel FC by a lone goal at the Awka City Stadium.

The NNL disciplinary committee has also directed Edel to produce and identify the fan spotted in the viral video footage that broke the head of the centre referee.

Edel FC supporters have also been banned from all NNL activities.

Edel FC are also fined N1,100,000.00 and forfeited three points and three goals were also deducted from their accrued points.

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