The Referees Committee of the #AhlanCup2019 has suspended Referee Ibrahim Usman with immediate effect.
After its meeting in Kano on Friday, during which it routinely reviewed the performance of all referees in the Ahlan Pre Season Tournament fixtures in the match day 5, the committee said it was taking the decision as a result of Ibrahim Usman flagrant mismanagement of matches.
“Referee Ibrahim Usman lost absolute control of the match between Elkanemi Warriors and DMD FC played at the Kano Pillars Stadium on Thursday, 10 October 2019.
“He was not able to manage several frustrating antics of players during the match in spite of the helpful support from his assistant referees.
“The Committee has decided to suspend him from #AhlanCup2019 refereeing with immediate effect,” the statement read.