A video of a Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) referee being assaulted has surfaced on the internet.
In the 18-second video, the referee of a game between Plateau United and Kano Pillars can be seen being escorted out of the pitch as some angry fans attempted to manhandle him.
The game ended 0-0.
Watch video below:
Ladies and Gentlemen
It is with sadness l bring to you another video of hostility towards another referee in the Plateau United 0-0 Kano Pillars game of the #NPFL
— Kelechi Watchdog Nkoro (@K1Says) January 28, 2019
The Herald recalls that Plateau United were fined N3 million by the League Management Committee (LMC) after the centre referee was left in intensive care in the club’s 0-0 draw with Ifeanyi Ubah FC on Sunday, January 13.
The club was also banished to the Ilorin Township Stadium.