• Five Nigerian referees fail FIFA fitness test

    Five Nigerian referees fail FIFA fitness test

    Five Nigerian male football referees have failed the FIFA Physical Fitness Test held at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday.

    The match officials were among the 16 ungraded FIFA referees invited by the Nigerian Referees Association for a possible upgrade.

    They were made up of seven male and nine female.

    Emmanuel Imiere, an instructor at the programme, who declined to mention the names of the referees, said five of them have missed the opportunity of being listed as FIFA […]