Snubbing Nigerian Refs For AFCON 2023 An Emergency We Must Respond To  –Enoh Begins Inquest

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has stated that the snubbing of Nigerian match officials for AFCON 2023 duties by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) represents an embarrassment that must be treated with every sense of emergency.

In a meeting held on Friday with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), and the board of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), Enoh stated that for a nation as big as Nigeria and its rich football history, the development is not befitting and it must not be allowed to lie fallow.

In his remarks, Enoh said: “With CAF releasing the names and nationalities of 85 match officials for training towards AFCON 2023, it is embarrassing that we did not have a single Nigerian on the list. As sports minister, I see this development as an emergency that we need to respond to, as

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