Ameenu, Imiere & Waziri To Oversee Sixteen Top Referees At NNL Super Eight

Respected Referees Instructors, Ameenu Mohammed, Emmanuel Imiere and Waziri Furo have been assigned the role of overseeing the sixteen elite Referees and Assistant Referees appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) Referees Development and Appointment Committee for the Nigeria National League (NNL) Promotional Super eight, scheduled to be held in Enugu from June 7th through to the 14th, 2024.

Ameenu Mohammed is a Technical Instructor (football) with the NFF and Referees Assessor, while Emmanuel Imiere, a retired FIFA Referee is now a Fitness Instructor and Referees Assessor; whilst Waziri Furo, a former Assistant Referee, is a member of the Referees Development and Appointment Committee.

All three supremos, and sixteen match arbiters are expected to arrive in Enugu on or before June 7th, and are to bring their wealth of experience to bear while officiating in the 13 matches of the NNL Promotional Play offs, that will culminate in the emergence of the four sides to be elevated to the nation’s elitist division, the NPFL.

Out of the sixteen appointed, eight are Referees , and the other eight are Assistant Referees; and Sarah Godwin of the Bauchi Referees Council who is noted for her excellent interpretation of the rules is the only woman on the list.

The referees listed are:

  • Habibu Ghali – Kano
  • Simon Kure – Kaduna
  • Oscar Iwumandu – Imo
  • Areweremu Ebimene – Delta
  • Osakpamwan Alohan – Edo
  • Sunday Ocheme – FCT
  • Busayo Olayinka – Kwara
  • Mohammed Mohammed – Niger

The Assistant Referees are:

  • Muhammed Aminu Mammaga – Zamfara
  • Sarah Godwin – Bauchi
  • Mohammed Ibrahim G. – Zamfara
  • Suleiman Ibrahim – Kwara
  • Ridwan Lawal – Oyo
  • Onyemaobi Fidelis – Anambra
  • Stanley Chibuko – Enugu
  • Enwo Sebastien Egbo – Ebonyi.

The NNL Super eight playoffs will be streamed live and beamed on SLTV, with Africa’s largest Radio Network, Radio Nigeria also running live commentaries of the matches

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