• Wed. Nov 29th, 2023

A veteran Federation of lnternational Football Association, FIFA Referee, Faith lrabor, has been appointed Chairman of, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Referees Committee.

The NFF announced while constituting its Judicial and Match Officiating Committees in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

According to the NFF, the newly constituted committees will be in place for the next two years. Faith lrabor will be assisted by Mallam Rabiu Umar as Vice Chairman.

Other members of the NFF Referees Committee are James Odeniran, Abraham Zakowi, Mallam Furo Gawe, C. Chukwujekwu and Mallam Abubakar.

Meanwhile, the Referees and Match Commissioners’ Committees are scheduled to meet with the NFF leadership at the NFF Secretariat in Abuja on Thursday this week.

The meeting is part of the NFF preparation for the smooth running of the 2022 – 2023 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL season, which commences this Saturday, 8th January.

Faith Irabor is a former FIFA Referee who has travelled far and wide across the African continent and beyond during her active years.

A thorough-bred sports administrator and technocrat, Faith Irabor is reputed to be one of Nigeria’s finest female football referees, whose impeccable record in the round leather game is legendary.

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