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Sunshine Stars has been cited for breach of the rules in their match against Nasarawa United during which some members of their contingent harassed Match Officials as they made their way to the changing room at half time.

In the statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, Babur said the decision followed the approval of a combined meeting of the Ministry’s Management and that of Niger Tornadoes on Tuesday

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Match Day 19 encounter played in Akure, however, saw the Makurdi based club side’s lead at the top of the NPFL log reduced from six to four points

The match played at the Ondo State Sports Complex ended 1-1 with Lobi Stars getting the first goal through Samad Kadri in the 88th minute before Jide Fatokun equalised in the 90th minute for the home team.

The Owena Whales thought they had clinched a place in the grand finale when Franklin Sasere scored to make it 2-1, meaning they would go through on the away goals’ rule. But Super Eagles’ midfielder Ifeanyi Ifeanyi netted a third that took the hosts into next Sunday’s final in Lagos.