Lagos - The League Management Company (LMC) says it has made
provision to specially secure the lives of match officials during a Glo
Nigerian Premier League match.
Chairman of LMC, Nduka Irabor stated that the body is aware
of risk referees go through while on duty in the Nigerian league, hence the
importance of securing their lives
“It is our responsibility to protect referees”, he said during
a media chat with journalists in Lagos.
“There is a special team that has been put in place to look
after refs at match venues.”
“We have also provided them with insurance cover while on
In the past, the NPL has experience situations where referee
were beaten and injured during a game.
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