Following the failure to meet up to the lay down rules of honoring three matches, the Giwa Football Club has been dismissed from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).


The League Management Company (LMC), expelled Giwa to Ilorin after the violence made by its fan during their match against Wikki Tourist, Akwa United and Enyimba.

According to LMC on its twitter handle wrote “Giwa FC has been expelled from 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football league season,”

“Giwa FC is in breach of the NPFL Framework & Rules for failing to honour three cumulative fixtures without acceptable reason.

“The three fixtures, Giwa failed to honour, being in Ilorin against Wikki (MD14), Akwa Utd (MD16) and Enyimba (MD18).

“Giwa FC was banished to Ilorin to play three consecutive home games after disturbances in its match day 12 game.Giwa FC’s letter to have its game against Enyimba rescheduled failed to meet ‪#‎NPFL provision requesting for a shift in game 72 hours before the said game holds.

The club will also pay a fine of N250k for the expenses and other logistics incurred for the organization of the match.

“For failing to honour the fixture with Enyimba, Giwa FC will pay a fine of N10million.Giwa FC has a right to appeal or accept this decision within 48 hours.”

It was learnt that Giwa is now the second club that will receive expulsion from the league after Ocean Boys in 2012.