The Management of Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has fined Kano Pillars the sum of One Million naira (N1million) for their supporter’s encroachment onto the field of play during the MatchDay 4 fixture against Rivers United.

After consultations with concerned persons the management of the NPFL reached the respective decisions conveyed in separate Summary Jurisdiction notices, stating that Kano Pillars supporters were found to have jumped the barriers onto the field of play to celebrate their 93rd minute goal in the encounter at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

After reviewing reports from the match officials, the NPFL charged the club with a breach of Rule B13.18, consequently ordering the club to pay the fine within 14 days and warned that failure to comply within the stipulated time would be considered a continuous breach of the NPFL Framework and Rules.