Akure to officiate Oriental Derby

Promising referee, Damian Akure has been appointed as the Centre Referee for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Week 29 battle between FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Enyimba FC.

The Super Clash which dubbed the Oriental Derby will see the two sides slugging it out in Nnewi.

The list of referees’ appointment for the final round of NPFL matches by NFF Referees Committee was made available courtesy of the National Publicity Secretary, Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), Kelechi Mejuobi.

Akure will be in the middle when the Anambra Warriors host the People’s Elephants at the Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium on match day 29 of the 2017 NPFL on Sunday.

The young referee, who is known for his firm handling of games, has officiated high profile fixtures in the past, including the league match between Abia Warriors and Sunshine Stars, which saw the Owena Whales claim a 2-1 triumph in Umuahia.

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