Why CAF Snubbed Nigerian Referees for 2019 AFCON

Why CAF Snubbed Nigerian Referees for 2019 AFCON

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Former match Referee, who is currently a FIFA and CAF Referee instructor in Nigeria, Calistus Chukwujekwu has revealed that Nigeria Referees failed their pre-match physical and match analysis test that should have enlisted them for this year’s tournaments, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can t

Speaking to Sports247, Chukwujeku stated reasons Nigeria Referees were not listed for the just concluded U-17 championship in Tanzania and the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month, saying it’s not politics as widely believed entirely but Nigeria Referees failed the physical and pre-match test analysis.

“Before the competition of the U-17 finals in Morocco, Referees were invited for a pre-match seminal in Morocco, a referee from Nigeria was invited for that seminar.

However, I got that the only referee picked from Nigeria failed the tests.

The test is not just some physical test, as they must be a balance between your physical test, your intellectual ability, and your technical knowledge

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