By Taofeek Lawal
The management of Crown Football Club of Ogbomosho has suspended the club spokesman, Kunle Oyeleye, over his reckless statement on Referee Aniete Udoh, after the club Week 21 home defeat to Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi.
The General Manager of the club Fatai Olayinka said the attention of management of club was drawn to the reports written, circulated and posted on social media by the club media officer, concerning the match between Crown FC and Lobi Stars FC played on August 6, in Ibadan.
“I want to state that all issues and comments raised in the said reports are entirely personal views of the club media officer and have nothing whatsoever to do with the position of the club and as far as the club is concerned, the center referee, Aniete Udoh, and his assistants officiated the match to the best of their abilities and competence.
The management have taken serious disciplinary measures against Kunle Oyeleye, and he has been suspended, while investigations into the said reports has commenced.
We hereby, through this medium, apologize to Aniete Udoh, and other officials mentioned in the said reports as well as the league management company and the Nigeria Referee Association.”