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NSF zonal games: Pandemonium in Ado-Ekiti •Onigbinde, referee assaulted
THE Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti Sports Complex was yesterday turned to a warfront as irate Ado-Ekiti soccer fans descended on the match officials that handled the elimination match between Team Ekiti and Team Osun.
Two minutes to the final whistle after the centre referee Egunbiyi Suleiman from Oyo State signaled four minutes added time, furious fans ran into the pitch protesting what they claimed would have been a penalty against Team Osun as the match officials were ruthlessly beaten.
Winjobi Ayodeji the AR1 from Lagos State fainted and was rushed to the hospital by Team Ondo players who rescued him. he was still in a state of coma at the Health Centre of the Polytechnic where he was receiving first aid treatment as at press time.
Plastic chair was broken on the head of the reserve referee Usman Hussein from Ogun State, as no single security personnel was present at the match venue, Alaba Abiodun Olusegun the ARII from Ogun State was brave and fast enough to escape the wrath.
As if that was not enough, the infuriated fans later turned to former Nigeria's head coach, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, insulted and assaulted him for allegedly influencing the match officials.
When visited at the Health Centre, the match officials who were on admission claimed all their belongings which included flag (which was used in beating them), whistle, phones and other belongings were carted away by the rowdy fans.
Team Osun was leading by a lone scored by the captain Olaojoyetan Soji in the 4th minute.
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