June 24, 2024

NFF President Gusau Vows To Introduce VAR Into NPFL

 

Nigeria Football Federation will go the extra mile in ensuring that the country joins the league of nations that have employed the usage of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), NFF President Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau has revealed.

Speaking during the maiden retreat of the management and staff of Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) in Abuja on Wednesday, November 29 2023, Alhaji Gusau said the NFF will start the process of introducing VAR into Nigerian football by sending some referees to countries who have already put VAR into practice to study it’s application and usage.

“I can assure you that VAR will be effectively put into use in our domestic football before the end of my first tenure as president of the Nigeria Football Federation in 2026. It will be gradual, but we will surely get there,” Gusau assured.

“I also want to commend the board of the Nigeria Premier Football League for their unrelenting efforts to change the face of the league for the better. the NFF and the League management will continue to introduce programs and innovations that will ensure the growth of the league”.

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