"The chairman of Ibadan Football Association (IFA) Barr. Rotimi Alli announced the names and designation of the three-man Committee.
IFA Releases Names Of Referees' Appointment Commitee
In consonance with FIFA directives, Ibadan Football Association ( IFA) has constituted and made available to the public, names of the Referees' Appointment Committee.
FIFA had directed in its statutes that in order to have a hitch-free and well-organized Competition, the organizers must work hand-in-hand with the Referees' body to forward the Committee members' names to the soccer body which had the final say on who became the Chairman of the Committee.
The chairman of Ibadan Football Association (IFA) Barr. Rotimi Alli announced the names and designation of the three-man Committee.
A veteran and former Referee, Mr Olu Bamidele( aka Meji laaro), emerged as the Chairman of the Committee. He would be assisted by the Chairman of Ibadan Referees' Society, Dr. Sesan Odukoya even as Mr Muyiwa Oladoja would be the Secretary of the Committee.
Barr. Alli in a press statement urged the members to discharge their duties to ensure a hitch-free Competition and without fear or favour.
That was the first time that the Board of Ibadan Football Association (IFA) would determine the match officials that would handle its matches in the 84-year-old League.