The Nationwide League One (NLO) says it will decisively sanction Osopadec FC Ondo State Head Coach for unprofessional conduct that could easily have brought the game to disrepute.
Coach Boye Ogunderu incurred the wrath of the NLO Secretariat after he brought the MatchDay 9 game between FC Ebedei and Osopadec which was on livestream on the NLOTV App to an abrupt end due to his poor and myopic attitude.
The game was 2-2 in the 42nd minute when the Osopadec Coach went berserk, questioning a penalty decision taken by the Center Referee.
Coach Boye Ogunderu, then put his character to question after he threw caution to the winds asking his players to walk off the pitch.
It was a thrilling encounter in the opening half with FC Ebedei taking the lead in the 5th minute through a stunning goal from Adigun Luqman. The lead only lasted for 13 minutes after Omoyeni Michael draw level for Osopadec FC with a stunning strike that caught Abiodun in goal for FC Ebedei napping.
Three minutes later, Osopadec took a surprised lead via Omohera Monday, as he scrambled home from close range to make it 2-1 for the visitors.At the dot of 32nd minute, FC Ebedei squared things up with a deserved equaliser as Opeyemi sets up Musa Isa Abubakar to steer the ball into the bottom corner of the Osopadec goal for 2-2.
Ten minutes later, FC Ebedei got the chance to score a third goal as they were awarded a penalty after Osopadec defender Bojo Adewale handled the ball in the box and the referee made no mistake to point to the spot. In the summary jurisdiction of the game, the NLO Secretariat as awarded to FC Ebedei with 3 points and 3 goals. This decision is based on a relevant article of the rules (Art.4.12: 4-5).Osopadec FC was fined the sum of Fifty Thousand Naira only (N50,000.), Which must be paid within 14 days from today 13th May 2022.The Head Coach of OSOPADEC FC Boye Ogunderu will be reported to his professional body to confirm if it’s part of their professional ethics to call players off the field when a coach disagrees with the Referee decision.Embarrassment caused the league by Boye Ogunderu immature attitude could not be quantified because the match was been viewed all over the world including those talking to us to SPONSOR THE LEAGUE.The Nationwide League One Secretariat also did stress that it will not condone any act of indiscipline that could bring the game to disrepute.