NFF hammer falls on two referees as NNL insists on continuous monitoring of their activities

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

This according to a circular from the Committee is in view of the outcome of matches and other misconducts exhibited by the concernedofficials in Match Day 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 from the league was with immediate effect until further notice.It would be recalled that the Committee had earlier stepped down four referees that handed some matches in the Match Day 1 and 2 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 activities of referees in league matches to ensure that the officiating is in line with the laws of the game.

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