Fans seek stiffer penalties against erring African referees

14 November 2017, 14:18 UTC

Football fans in Ebonyi have urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to mete stiffer penalties against referees who decide outcome of matches with their biased officiating.r r The fans who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abakaliki were reacting to Gabonese Referee Eric Castanes controversial penalty award to Algeria which ensured its equalizer against Nigeria on Friday.r r The dead-rubber World Cup qualifier played in Constantine thus ended 1-1 with the Eagles already through to Russia 2018 and finishing its qualification campaign without a loss.r r Emmanuel Uzor, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi,...

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