The League Management Company (LMC) has taken cognizance of the
scheduling of the live broadcast of Match Day 25 between Mountain of
Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club of Lagos and City
Neighbors, Ikorodu United Football Club of Lagos and has consequently
lifted the closed gates sanction imposed on the Agege Township
Stadium, the home ground of the Olukoya Boys.
That sanction will now come into effect from their Match Day 27 home
fixture against Heartland Football Club of Owerri.
“This decision has been taking in the exercise of its powers derived
from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Rule Book and
pursuant to taking any decisions the LMC to be in the overall good of
“The live broadcast schedule of NPFL matches are decided far ahead of
the dates and we can neither allow such a game played without fans to
be broadcast nor disrupt the operations of our broadcast partners”.
The match christened, the Lagos Derby holds on Sunday at the Agege Stadium.