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LMC reports three referees to NFF over poor performance

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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