Thursday, November 7, 2019

Footballer suspended indefinitely for slapping referee

The Nasarawa Football Association has suspended Yakubu Hassan, a footballer who plays for ”Dubagari Football Club”, Lafia, a local team in Nasarawa state indefinitely for slapping a centre referee during a football match.

Halidu Akwashiki, Vice Chairman of the association, confirmed the disciplinary action in an interview with a correspondent of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on Wednesday.

Mr Akwashiki said that Hassan slapped the centre referee, Kasimu Ahmadu, on October 29 during his team’s encounter with another local team, Winda Force Football Club in Nasarawa-Eggon local government area of the state after he was cautioned for an infringement.

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