NNL fines Sokoto and Ijebu United for assaulting match official

Nigeria Referees Commission removes Abubakar Musa from refereeing duties

The Nigeria Referee Development Board has removed Abubakar Musa from the refereeing role following his misconduct in the third match of the Nigeria National League between Kebbi United and Sokoto United.

Chairman of the committee, Mohammed Aminu, disclosed this in a letter sighted by DAILY POST.

The letter said the officials would be removed until further notice.

The match saw Sokoto United violate league rules.

Sokoto United were fined NOK 1,050,000 for the violent act.

The club's chief coach Mohamed Dan Asabe and his goalkeeper trainer Xu Rilwan have been handed two-month suspensions by the NNL.

Source: dailypost.ng

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