Cooper Test Tragedy: CAF Mourns Nigeria Refs

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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.