NFF President Warn Referees Against Officiating Malpractice

Disgrace NPFL and Get Permanent Ban – NFF President Tell Referees

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Ibrahim Musa Gusau, has issued a stern warning to Referees, stating that anyone caught officiating poorly in the NPFL will face a permanent ban.

Disgrace NPFL and Get Permanent Ban – NFF President Tell Referees

The President made this statement on Wednesday in Abuja, while 30 different referees were presented with FIFA badges to represent Nigeria this year, Footballrover reports.

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According to the NFF President, “To whom much is given, much is expected.”

The President emphasised the significant investments made in improving referee indemnities and procuring officiating gadgets.

“I have instructed the General Secretary to start the process of procuring the necessary gadgets for our referees,” he revealed.

He stressed that such efforts are contingent upon referees upholding the integrity of the game.

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He urged the decorated referees to strive for excellence, aiming to officiate at the top continental championships.

But anyone caught disgracing the uniform, the refereeing body, and by extension, Nigerian football, will be thrown into a permanent cooler,” Gusau said.

He reiterated the NFF’s commitment to supporting referees but warned that poor officiating will not be tolerated.

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This decisive stance by the NFF President highlights the federation’s commitment to ensuring fair play and professionalism in the NPFL.

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