World Football Governing Body Approves 30 Nigerian Referees For 2024 Competitions

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ABUJA, Nigeria – Mediaage NG News – World football governing body, the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has approved 30 Nigerian referees to participate in various international games next year.

According to Ademola Olajire, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) spokesperson, in a statement on Thursday, they comprise 11 referees, 11 assistant referees, four beach soccer referees and four futsal referees.

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He said the referees included Basheer Salisu, Ogabor Odey Joseph, Olufunmilayo Abigael Alaba, Nurudeen Abubakar and Abdulsalam Kasimu Abiola.

Over the years, Nigerian football officials have often missed out on international competitions, including next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

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