Nigerian professional Clubside Giwa FC has been reinstated to the Nigeria league by the League Management Company (LMC) in compliance to a court order to that effect.
According to a statement by the LMC and signed by chairman Shehu Dikko, Giwa, who were expelled from the league after they failed to honour a total of three matches have been restored to the league
The statement reads: “… as a law abiding corporate entity, LMC has taken immediate steps to effect compliance with the directives of the Court, as contained in the Order, pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice. To this end, kindly be advised that:
“Giwa FC has been restored to the NPFL table, while further processes are being activated to reschedule the matches concerning the club, in accordance with the NPFL Framework and Rules, 2015/2016 season;
“No club shall henceforth feature any player whose registration it acquired on the basis of the expulsion of Giwa FC, as all such registrations are withdrawn.”