The League Management Company, organisers of the Nigerian Professional
Football League, have charged and fined Kano Pillars, Katsina United,
Heartland for breaching the framework and rules of the body during
their match day 1 game through crowd control, reports.

In a series of tweets, the LMC outlined Kano Pillars, Katsina United,
Heartland offences and listed their sanctions as follows:

Kano Pillars were charged with a fine of N750,000 for the behavior of their fans in their away fixture against Katsina United at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.

Some of Kano Pillars supporters threw objects including, stones and
stadium seats towards the field of play during the game.

Katsina United will pay a sum of N1m for their failure to ensure adequate security and crowd control when some of their supporters stopped the away team from leaving the pitch and stadium.

The Changi Boys also have 48 hours from the date of notice to appeal
the sanctions.

Heartland were also fined N1m for their failure to control the crowd
and ensure adequate security in their matchday one fixture against
Sunshine Stars.

The Naze Millionaires failed to ensure adequate security and crowd
control as some of their supporters made it difficult for match
officials to leave the stadium after the game, the LMC charge claimed.

The three clubs have 48 hours to accept or appeal the sanctions imposed on them, from the date of notice.