NPFL Board deploys secret assessors to monitor referees, clubs
In order to keep an eye on the actions of clubs and referees during the 2023–24 Nigeria Premier Football League season, secret observers will be stationed at match locations.
The program was unveiled by Davidson Owumi, the NPFL's chief operating officer, as part of the league body's initiatives to enhance officiating.
The action will assist in reducing the poor officiating in the Nigerian top flight.
Additionally, it would guarantee that referees no longer perform their duties under any kind of coercion.
The assessors will provide useful intelligence on the conduct of match officials on the pitch and checking intimidation of match officials at any time in the course of their duty.
The 2023–24 NPFL season will kick off this weekend with eight matches across different centers.
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