"Nawao": Reactions as Nigerian Referee Listed for International Tournament

"Nawao": Reactions as Nigerian Referee Listed for International Tournament

  • Nigerian and FIFA elite referee Musa Davou has been listed among senior officials for the 2024 Futsal AFCON in Morocco by CAF
  • The appointment of the Plateau-born football coach has received commendations from Nigerians who welcomed the development
  • However, some Nigerians are asking questions on why Northern Africans dominated the list of referees

Musa Davou, a Nigerian FIFA elite referee, has been listed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the 2024 Futsal AFCON in Morocco.

CAF tweeted the news, sharing the full list of referees who would officiate matches throughout the tournament on Thursday, April 11.

Nigerian referee Musa Davou has been selected for international tournament
Musa Davou selected for international tournament Photo Credit: Musa Dung Davou
Source: Facebook

What is Futsa African Cup of Nations

The World Futsal Cup is a prestigious futsal tournament held annually in Blanes, Spain. Teams from around the world compete in an exciting international atmosphere.

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On the other hand, the Futsal Africa Cup of Nations (formerly known as the African Futsal Championship) is the main national futsal tournament organised by CAF.

Nigerians react as Musa Dovou gets international appointment

In a tweet by Adepoju Tobi Samuel, a popular sports journalist on social media, the appointment of Davou, but the announcement has gained reactions from Nigerians.

The tweet reads:

"Nigerian Referee listed for international tournament.
"CAF has listed Nigeria and FIFA elite referee Musa Davou for this year's Futsal AFCON in Morocco."

Below are some of their reactions:

@ProfMite wondered why northern African referees dominate the list. He said:

"Why are the refs mostly North Africans? No significant rep from western and southern Africa... nawaooo!!!"

Oseni Azeez Owolabi commented:

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"Them deserve it."

Akinsiku the great maintained that it was a welcomed development. He tweeted:

"They don dey see improvement be that."

Austin Smith believed it was a struggling thing. He wrote:

"All die na die"

Folatobi commended the move. He said:

"No bad o"

See the tweet here:

Nigerians attacked in South Africa? Fact Emerges

Legit.ng earlier reported that the Facebook posts that claimed South Africans were attacking Nigerians following their defeat at the 2023 AFCON semi-final have been verified.

The three pictures shared by one Facebook page, Igbo Times Magazine, were discovered to be dated to the Xenophobic period in 2019.

Nigeria's Super Eagles defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa 4-2 on penalty shootouts after playing 1-1 during the full and extra time.

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