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IMC : A Minute Silence and Black Armband for Late Eneogwe In Match Day 6.

Reeling from the pains of the death of one of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Referees, Dr. Kingsley Nnaemeka Eneogwe, the Interim Management Committee (IMC) has directed players and officials honour the late Abia State match official before and during MatchDay 6.

Hon Gbenga Elegbeleye Chairman of the IMC in issuing the directive said it is a mark of respect for the young NRA member who died in a road accident on his way home from a MatchDay 5 fixture in Kaduna.

“Referees officiating in MatchDay 6 fixtures are to observe one minute silence before kickoff to honour their fallen colleague”, the IMC Boss directed and added, “we have also informed the clubs that all their players listed for this weekend’s games should wear black armbands”.

He said the IMC is in touch with the leadership of the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) to get updated on further developments as will be communicated by the family.

Eneogwe, a practising medical doctor died on Thursday in the auto crash that happened along Abuja-Kogi road.


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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