August 9, 2022



NFF hails Mimi, Madu on WAFCON feats

The Nigeria Soccer Federation has congratulated Nigerian officers Endurance Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Iyorhe Calvin-Onwuka for his or her historic feats of their numerous roles on the ongoing 12th Girls Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

Madu, who additionally officiated on the Olympic Video games in Tokyo final 12 months, turned the primary Nigerian referee to officiate in a Girls AFCON match utilizing the Video Assistant Referee gadget, when she took cost of the group stage encounter between Burkina Faso and Uganda. She served as fourth official in two different video games.

Mimisen Calvin-Onwuka turned the primary Nigeria assistant referee within the quarter finals of a Girls AFCON that deployed the Video Assistant Referee, when she performed that function in the course of the quarter-final encounter between South Africa’s Banyana Banyana and Tunisia. Calvin-Onwuka had earlier been a part of the group stage encounters between Togo and Tunisia, and the match between Burkina Faso and Uganda the place Madu was referee.

“We congratulate Endurance Madu and Mimisen Calvin-Onwuka for his or her historic outings and we urge them to proceed to do Nigeria proud in any respect matches and tournaments by which they discover themselves. Each officers have been bettering brilliantly previously years and we commend them for his or her robust willpower to maintain bettering themselves, self-motivating and performing diligently at a excessive stage,” NFF Common Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi mentioned on Tuesday.

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