The Confederation of African Soccer Referees Teacher Chukwudi Chukwujekwu has warned that the 2 Nigerian match officers chosen for the 2023 Girls’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Iyorhe could also be technically knocked out of the competitors as a consequence of their poor information of the Video Assistant Referee, which is presently not in use within the nation.
Chukwujekwu made this identified on the just-concluded C-Diploma Course of Soccer Coaches Affiliation of African Nations in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
He stated VAR could be used as one of many main standards to pick the ultimate officers for the World Cup.
The well-attended FCAAN course is supposed to maintain Nigerian coaches updated with the brand new teaching pattern.
Chukwujeku, who lectured the coaches on ‘The Guidelines of The Sport,’ stated Madu and Iyorhe, who had been shortlisted by FIFA for the 2023 Girls’s World Cup had been getting ready to lacking out until the nation took steps to align the duo with another African international locations the place VAR was getting used, to enhance their information on the utilization of the expertise.
“The nation is already tackling the problem of VAR, and really quickly it is going to be included in our system. The reality of the matter is that VAR will not be a part of us however we’re already tackling it. We’ve held conferences with FIFA concerning these candidates (Madu and Iyorhe), however in the principle time we will take the benefit of African nations that have already got VAR to coach them,” Chukwujekwu said.
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