May 23, 2024

NFF Steps Down More Referees,NNL Insists On Continual Monitoring Of Referees

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By Sportsgister

 

The NFF Referees Development Committee has ordered the immediate stepping down of two more from the Nigeria National League.

 

This according to a circular from the Committee is in view of the outcomes of matches and other misconducts exhibited by the concerned officials in a Matchday 3 involving *Ikorodu City and FC ONE Rocket*. The affected referees are Centre Referee, Ajibola Kassem from Ogun State and his Assistant Referee 1, Akinade Saburi from Oyo State.

 

In the notification signed from the Unit, the stepping down was with immediate effect from the league until further notice.

 

It could be recalled that the Committee had earlier stepped down four referees that handled some matches on MatchDay 1 and 2 late in November.

 

Speaking on the development, the Chief Operating Officer of the League, Dr Ayo Abdulrahaman said the League body will continue to monitor the league matches to ensure that the officiating is in line with the laws of the game.

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