Cooper Test Tragedy: CAF Mourns Nigeria Refs


The Confederation of African Football, CAF has sent its condolences to the Nigerian  football community, expressing great shock over the death of two referess who slumped  during a FIFA Cooper Test in Abuja yesterday.

Two Nigerian referees; Oyetola Olatunde, a national league referee from Oyo State and  Faloye Matthew Bankole, a Premier League referee from Ogun State slumped during the  fitness test held at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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Following the shocking deaths of the refs, a concerned CAF immediately sent words to the  secretariat of NFF to know what went wrong , and commiserated with Nigeria.

The Acting General Secretary of NFF Musa Amadu and Media Officer, Robinson Okosun, who  confirmed the deaths said it was a tragedy to the country’s football.

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