LMC reports three referees to NFF over poor performance

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The League Management Company says it has reported the

referees in last Wednesday’s fixture between Shooting

Stars of Ibadan and Warri Wolves to the Nigeria Football


The News Agency of Nigeria reports that LMC had, in a

statement on Friday, said it had reported the three officials

to the NFF Referees’ Committee

“They were reported to NFF for their role in the conduct of

the rescheduled Match Day 7 fixture, a role which has been

considered inimical to the good of the league,” it said.

The statement said referee Francis Agbaegbu from Niger

State Referees’ Council and the two others were asked to

explain their performance in the match.

NAN reports that the two others are Assistant Referees,

Minisen Iyorhe from Benue State Referees’ Council and

Garba Mesa from the Yobe State Referees’ Council.

“They have been referred by the LMC to the Referees’

Committee of the NFA to explain their performance in the

match played on Wednesday, July 8 at the Lekan Salami

Stadium,” the statement said.

It said further that the LMC also requested the listed

officials be dropped from further officiating in Nigeria

Professional Football League games.

“This will be until further investigation of their performance

in the match by the NFF Referees Committee,’’ the

statement said.

NAN recalls that the three joins the list of match officials

who have been either investigated or dropped to lower

leagues and or rested for the remaining games of the




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