Mr. Wellington said in
"This is the time that Nigerian referees should embrace the challenge of officiating in the World Cup finals, because they are good for it now,’’ he said.
Nigerians presently on the FIFA list are six referees, including one female, and 11 assistant referees, including four women.
The course involved the sprints run of 40 metres (six times) and endurance run of 300 metres (twelve times).
Meanwhile, Mr. Sani Lulu, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has urged referees to uphold honesty and integrity when performing their official duties.
He warned that that the NFF would sanction dishonest referees, and noted that the federation would, however, do its best to continue to provide the atmosphere to enable them to compete with their colleagues across the globe.
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