(Video) Referee Run For Dear Life As Kano Pillars And Enugu Rangers Match Ended Violently

 

Referee seen running for dear life after an #NPFL match, yesterday,in Lagos .
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There was pandemonium, on Monday, at the #Agege stadium, Lagos, as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six fixture between Kano Pillars and Enugu Rangers ended violently.
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This was as a result of a penalty awarded to Enugu Rangers, few minutes to the end of the game, making the match to end in a 1-1 draw.
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Pillars’ fans later went on a rampage when they encroached into the pitch of the Agege Stadium, throwing dangerous objects at match officials.
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Kano Pillars had taken the lead when their captain, Rabiu Ali, curled in a beautiful free kick in the 54th minute.
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Pillars had a shout for a penalty kick afterwards, but the centre referee, Quadri Adebimpe, waved it off, to the dismay of the players and the fans, who started getting agitated.
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The situation turned worse when Rangers, few minutes to the end of the game, were awarded a penalty, making Pillars’ fans to start hurling objects into the field.
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With the atmosphere getting further tensed, Referee Adebimpe had to run for his life as the fans went after him.

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