Friday, 11 January 2013

Caf snubs Nigerian referees


The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released a list of referees for the2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South.

CAF’s list of 18 referees did not include any Nigerian.

One Nigerian, Peter Edibe was included in CAF’s list of 21 assistant referees.

The development has angered former President of the Nigeria Football Referees Association (NRA), Senibo Sam Sam Jaja who has put the blame squarely on the doorsteps of the referees committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Suleiman Muazu.

“It’s a dog eat dog situation and I can say without any fear of contradiction that the Suleiman Muazu-led referee’s committee is responsible for this national shame. They are unpatriotic and selfish. How can they tell us no Nigerian is good enough to referee at the Afcon? This is totally unacceptable,” an angry Jaja told supersport.com.  READ MORE

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