5 Nigerian referees fail FIFA fitness test

By Ifreke Inyang

nigerian-referees-770x470Five Nigerian male football referees have failed the FIFA Physical Fitness Test held at the main bowl of the National stadium Abuja on Saturday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match officials are among the 16 ungraded FIFA referees invited by the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) for a possible upgrade.

NAN also reports that seven male and nine female ungraded referees were invited for the test out of which five male failed. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: www.tori.ng

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