NRA weild the big stick on 18 Referees

NRA weild the big stick on 18 Referees
February 16 16:25 2019 Print This Article

Infomation reaching has that the Nigeria Referees Association, NRA has weilded the big stick on 18 referees and has suspended them from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.

The NRA further reiterated its determination to enthrone professionalism and fair officiating in the NPFL while applying global/FIFA officiating rules at all times.

Part of the statement disclosing the suspension of the referees reads “The NRA while recalling that it has recommended for punishment of referees found wanting in the course of discharging their duties as about 18 of them in the Premier League list have so far been relaxed for further appointments pending the final determination of their cases.

“The NRA wishes to state that it is deeply committed to the growth of Nigeria football as it has charged referees to operate within the confines of the LMC laws and regulations by adhering strictly to accommodation and feeding procedures allowed. Referees shall neither be cowed nor distracted by certain unorthodox antics employed by the real enemies of Nigerian football to easily have their way in the system.”

Report over the week has alleged NPFL match officials returned N1 million bribe they collected to influence Yobe Desert’s match last week.

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