The Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has reassured all of good officiating.
This was made known by the President of the association, Otunba Tade Azeez, who said that the referees are mindful of the importance of good officiating at this crucial moments.
He said that the appointed officials have been charged to be fair and firm in their conduct of the matches.
One of the international women referees invited for the forthcoming WAFU arm of the African Women Club Championship, Lagos based Yemisi Akintoye will use the Enyimba vs Warri Wolves encounter in Aba as dress rehearsal before moving to Cote d Ivoire for the championship with the support of two strong hands on the lines; Mzulugha Philip of Benue and Yobe’s Hassan Dauda.
The crucial South East derby in Enugu, Rangers vs Abia Warriors will see Datom Dauda of Plateau council assisted by Salmanu Auwalu and Abba Abubakar of Kano and Bauchi councils respectively. The refereeing team is supervised by a former spokesman and Vice President of the NRA, FA Yusuf as Assessor.
In Markurdi, another FIFA referee, Ahmed Rabiu of Kano has other assistants to work with under a retired woman FIFA referee, Hadiza Musa as Assessor in the Lobi vs Heartland game.
The top of the bill cracker in Uyo where a former council Chairman of Lagos State, Prince Bashiru Kosoko is the Assessor, a top army officer, Brigadier General Fawole O of the Kaduna council appointed to blow the whistle while other FIFA referees Peter Ogwu and Abdulmajeed Olajide will take charge of the flags on the lines as Akwa clash with Nassarawa.
Another interesting game in the matches; Rivers vs Plateau Utd has the immediate past Vice President 2 of the NRA and SEMB Chairman in Abia State, Chief Eke Onyeforo as Assessor while a top civil servant from Yobe council, Ahmed Lamido is the referee. The assistants are Kingsley Anyanwu of Imo and Marof Aromona of Lagos.
2020/2021 MATCH OFFICIALS APPOINTMENT MD 30 291RIVERS UTD VS PLATEAU UTDEKE ONYEFERO ABLAMIDO AHMED YBKINGSLEY ANYANWU IMMAROF AROMONA LGDIDAM DOUGLAS KDPATIENCE ANYANWU IMPORTHACOURT30/06/21
292AKWA TD VS NASARAWA UTD KOSOKO B. A LGGEN FAWOLE O KDPETER OGWU BAUSMAN ABDULMAJEED OYMADU PATIENCE ENS O OMOLOLA LGUYO01/07/21
293JIGAWA G STARS VS KATSINA UTD MIKE OKWUECHIME DTABDULLAHI ABUBAKAR NGLATUNDE TOSIN OSANIEKWE ARINZE IMNURA ALI GMMOHD BAITAYA BOKADUNA30/06/21
294IFEANYIUBAH FC VS ADAMAWA UTDFAITH IFEKUTU DTISAAC OGABA RVISA ALIYU JGAJADI ODUNAYO OYEMMANUEL UDOH AKSTEPHEN ADETUNJI OSNNEWI30/06/21
295MFM FC VS KANO PILLARS FELIX ODIONYE EBAGUGUESI FRANKLY IMFRIDAY FRANCIS BAMUSA H TALLE FCTOSUMAH E AJIBOYE EDKINGSLEY UDU ANLAGOS30/06/21
296LOBI STARS VS HEARTLAND FCHADIZA MUSA ADAHMED RABIU KNSONIBARE SADIQ LGISHAYA USMAN GMAKOKOBA VICTOR EDHASSAN GAMBO YBMAKURDI30/06/21
297SUNSHINE STARS VS WIKKI TOURISTALIYU S BAITA JGAWALU RABIU ZMTEJIRI DIGBORI DT ISA MUSA NGNDIOKWERE UCHE IMC C ANICHUKWU KGAKURE30/06/21
298DAKKADA FC VS KWARA UTD DR OKEKE OBIORA ABBASHIR ADAMU KDAHMED ABDULLAHI BASHITTU IDRIS OGTHOMAS NWHITE ABTEDDY ISIADINSO IMUYO01/07/212:00PM
299RANGERS INT VS ABIA WARRIORS F.A YUSUF OGDATOM Y DAUDA PLSALMANU AUWALU KNABBA ABUBAKAR BAALABA OLUFUMILAYO OGABDUKHAMID BABARABI NSENUGU
30/06/21300ENYIMBA INT VS WARRI WOLVESMANSIR SHUABU KTAKINTOYE YEMISI LGMNZUULGHA PHILIP BNHASSAN DAUDA YBZAKARI SANUSI KG