Aiteo Cup: 3 months after, NFF owe referees

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It has been revealed that the Nigeria Football Federation are still owing the referees who handled round of 32 for men category of the championship, three months after the conclusion of the 2018 Aiteo Federation Cup.

According to reports, the NFF has not paid for the services of the match officials that officiated the round of 32 of the 2018 Aiteo cup of both men and women categories of the tournament.

Before the commencement of the competition, the cash for the referee was fixed as follows; centre referee, N40,000, Assistant 1and 2, N30,000 each, while 4th official was fixed for N20,000 while match assessor is to get N50,000. 

The investigation also revealed that the NFF did not pay match officials from the round of 32, to quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final match of the tournament.

It should be noted that Aiteo Group of comapny agreed the sum of N500m per year sponsorship of both men and women Federation Aiteo cup thus signing a five year deal worth N2.5bn. 

Enugu Rangers emerged winner of the competition, after they defeated Kano Pillars in the final via penalty shootout.


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