Referees in Nigeria have been told to be at the peak of their performance in each game irrespective of any circumstances facing them.
President of the Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, Otunba Tade Azeez,gave the charge while monitoring movements and positions of appointed match officials for today’s NPFL midweek encounters.
Otunba Tade Azeez said that what is expected of Referees is fair and firm officiating adding that the association cares for the Welfare of members.
He wished appointed officials goodluck and journey mercies.
Expectedly, rare display of refereeing skills shall be witnessed today at Nnewi, Anambra State,as home side Ifeanyi Uba take on visiting Kwara United of Ilorin as a retired FIFA referee, Solomon Nwokoma of Rivers Council will be on the stand as Assessor to witness how frontline international Referees; Joseph Ogabor, Samuel Pwadutakan and Efosa Celestine shall handle the game.
In Uyo, Secretary of Lagos Referees Council and retired Premier League Referee, Dele Atoun will supervise how the centre man from Katsina, Abubakar Zubairu and his assistants will perform, while the big clash in Porthacourt; Rivers united vs Kano Pillars has CAF/FIFA trained Technical Instructor, Felicia Okwugba as Assessor in the game Wale Adeniyi alongside Auwal Usman and Musa Isa act as ARI and AR2 respectively.
2020/2021 MATCH OFFICIALS APPOINTMENT
251PLATEAU UTD VS KATSINA UTDMOHD GALADIMA ADADEJUMO QUADRI OSPETER OGWU BAELUOZOR FELIX C RVANUNOBI CHIDOZE IMHAMZA BABA BAJOS
09/06/21252ENYIMBA INT VS ADAMAWA UTDREV OSAYI MICHEAL EDKASSIM ABDULSALAM ZMIDOWU ADEPOJU FCTMAROOF AROMONA LGAUSTIN NEJI CRABDULLAHI MAIGORO PLABA
09/06/21253RIVERS UTD VS KANO PILLARSFELICIA O PLWALE ADENIYI OYAUWAL USMAN GMMUSA ISA NGAGUGUESI FRANKLIN IMVICTOR NWANGWU ANPH
09/06/21254AKWA UTD VS HEARTLAND FCDELE ATOUN LGABUBAKAR ZUBAIRU KTLEWIS GWATANA NSLATUNDE TOSIN OSISHAYA USMAN GMN N UDEH KWUYO10/06/21
255JIGAWA GS VS WIKKI TOURISSTSAMAILA ABDULLAHI NSKAZZIM AJIBOLA OGBANCIR LOHJUL PLEMMANUEL UDOH AKOKO M SUNDAY ENJAFARU MOHD PLKADUNA09/06/21
256FC IFEANYIUBAH VS KWARA UTDSOLOMON WOKOMA RVJOSEPH OGABOR CRSAMUEL PADUTAKUM ADCELESTINE IGUDIA EDYEMISI AKINTOYE LGMIKE AGBAMU DTNNEWI09/06/21
257MFM FC VS ABIA WARRIORSASOKERE S.O A KNRABIU AHMAD KNRASHEED ISMAIL KWABBA ABUBAKAR BAEFFIOM PAUL I CRGHOLLY EMMANUEL DTLAGOS09/06/21
258LOBI STARS VS RANGERS INTAGBA G AGBA CRAKININYENE UDOETTE AKELISHA OWOLABI KBKAREEM RIDWAN LGGARBABI ABDULRASHEED TRSHUIABU TIPPI TRMAKURDI09/06/21
259SUNSHINE STARS VS DAKKADA FCT.I AKOSILE KWSHAMSUDEEN EKUN KGNURA RABIU KTABDULLAHI USMAN GMNJOKU W IMKURNA ALFA NGAKURE09/06/21
260NASARAWA UTD VS WARRI WOLVESTIJJANI HUSAMATA KTTHOMAS NWITE ABYUSUF IBRAHIM KNALEX IGWE OYABDULWAHAB BAKARI BAYAHUZA MAIHAJA ZMLAFIA