Referee beaten to coma, as Kogi FA Chairman Cup ends turns bloody


It was a show of shame in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital on Friday as a Nigeria batch A referee identified as Haruna was beaten to coma by some irate fans.

DAILY POST gathered that the referee is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Lokoja.
The incident happened at the Lokoja Confluence Stadium in the final match of the maiden Kogi State FA chairman cup between Kogi United feeders team and Kabawa United.

DAILY POST gathered that the game attracted personalities from different works of life including representatives from the Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF), Nigeria Referees Association, (NRA), Football Association Chairmen from 36 States of the federations, Kogi State Government officials and many more.

Credit: DailyTimes Nigeria

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