sports: Referee beaten unconscious by fans after a football match in Imo state (See Photos)
A football referee was assaulted after a match to the point that he became unconscious and had to be admitted to hospital in Owerri, Imo State.
The referee officiating a match between Heartland of Owerri and defending Champions, Plateau United, was attacked by Heartland football fans after the match ended in a 1-1 draw as Tosin Omoyele of Plateau United scored the equalizer.
This angered Heartland fans and they attacked the referee, blaming his officiating as the reason their team didn’t win.
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