Unprofessional Conduct, NFF Suspends 12 NPFL Referees

Unprofessional Conduct, NFF Suspends 12 NPFL Referees

Ibrahim Lawal

In its determination to get rid of unprofessional conduct in the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL, the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, has suspended 12 Nigerian Referees over dubious officiating in four matches recently.

The referees affected have also been handed immediate and indefinite suspension from league matches pending when cases against them are determined.

A release by the Nigeria Referees Association, NRA noted; “the following Referees have been stepped down from further appointments in the NPFL pending their appearance before the NFF Referees Committee concerning incidents related to the matches handled”.

The affected referees include Nura Albulahi from Zamfara State who handled the Matchday 32 clash between Akwa United and Enyimba FC.

Nura along with his Assistant Referees AR 1 & 2, Aromana Moruf and Francis Friday from Lagos and Bauchi States in that order are also to appear before the committee.

Others are Gababi Abdurashd,Aminu Salihu, Akinola Tosin,Yohanna Dauda, Ishaya Usman, Okoye Cosmas amongst others.

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