Leo FC Urge Fans To Keep Calm After WNRFA Ruling
The management of Leo Football Club have urged their supporters to keep calm after organisers of the Westnile Mini zonal decided to dismiss the club and Nile Hippos from the tournament over fielding ineligible players.
Since last night there has been a battle raging in the WestNile Mini Zonal tournament and it’s a battle that is not taking place on the pitch.
The bruising legal battle between Arua District Fourth Division Champions Leo Football Club, Nile Hippose, Muni SC and the organizers of WestNile Mini Zonal league have seen teams, fans and other individuals vowing to halt quarter-finals games in order to demand justice.
Earlier this morning the organisers of this show-piece decided to dismiss Leo FC and Nile Hippose after they fielded ineligible players during their final group D game on Sunday evening. They went ahead to announce Oli Raising Soccer Club as the second runner-up and provided the quarter-finals fixtures including the change of the venue of games.
As results teams and supporters vowed to halt the quarter-finals games and indeed they lived by their promise as the games did not take place.
However this evening the management of Leo have thus called for calm from their fans and promised to communicate any positive outcome that might arise as we all wait for what will happen next.
“The management of LEO FOOTBALL CLUB would like to thank all the fans of the club from day one of the 4th division to the last day of the Nyagak Zonal mini league and have condemned any unusual act that happened during the zonal league,” Part of Leo FC announcement in a media release on Tuesday.
“On behalf of the management, the club has accepted the accusation of a player who was in quotes.”
“Therefore, the management wishes all the fans to be calm and any positive information that arises shall be communicated,” the club concluded.
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