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CAFWCL: Outside Rivers Angels, Nigeria’ Patience Ndidi Madu tastes action in Cairo

Following a Disappointing two defeats from two games that Nigeria’ representative Rivers Angels posted in the maiden edition of the CAF women’s champions league in Cairo Egypt.
All eyes will be focused on Nigeria’s only Center Referee in Cairo Patience ndidi Madu who was appointed to officiate the match between AS Mande of Mali and Malabo Kings of Equatorial Guinea on Thursday.

Madu a FIFA/CAF Elite A referee will be assisted by Mimisien Iyiohe also from Nigeria, Carine Atezambong AR 2 from Cameroon and Suavis Irantunga as the 4th official from Burundi.
The match assessor is fadouma Dia from Senegal.

Patience Madu who recently had a stint at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics won the best Female Referee in Nigeria at the last AITEO Awards held in Lagos during the Aisha Buhari Invitational women’s tournament. She officiated the match between South Africa and Ghana in the same tournament.

She also had the honour to officiate last season’s Men’s Aiteo cup final in Benin city which produced Bayelsa United as winners.

She is from the Enugu Referee Council.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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