The Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday in Abuja presented badges to Nigeria’s international referees for the year 2014.
Speaking at the ceremony in Abuja, NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari charged the referees to always conduct themselves in ways and manners that would lift the image of the country.
He praised the Nigeria Referees Association and the NFF Referees Committee for the great job they have been doing to improve the standard of refereeing in the country.
Also at the ceremony were Chairman of the NFF Referees Committee, Alhaji Muazu Suleyman, President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Alhaji Ahmed Maude, NFF General Secretary, Barrister Musa Amadu, Director of Technical, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme, FIFA Advisor Linus Mba,
NFF Referees Committee member Sunday Audu, NFF Refereeing Consultant Sani Zubairu and retired FIFA referee Engineer Emmanuel Imiere.
FULL LIST OF THE FIFA-BADGED REFEREES
FIFA Referees (Men): Abubakar Ago, Opeyemi Amao, Benjamin Odey, Henry Ogunyamodi, Ferdinand Udoh, Abdullahi Shuaibu
FIFA Referees (Women): Foluso Ajayi, Uloma Nwogu, Hadiza Musa
FIFA Assistant Referees (Men): Peter Edibe, Robert Aundugh, Abel Baba,
Tunde Abidoye, Isah Usman, Azeez Orowole, Samuel Pwadutakam
FIFA Assistant Referees (Women): Bosede Momoh, Mimisen Iyorhe, Bukola
Olisa, Hilda Nkwocha
FIFA Futsal Referees: Mark Agbo, Ibrahim Umar, Paul Umuago, Ndubuisi Ukah
FIFA Beach Soccer Referees: Jelili Ogunmuyiwa, Suleiman Jimeta, Sani
Mohammed, Michael Ushie.