Fifa Shun Nigerian Refs, List 36 For 2018 World Cup

Fifa Sidelines Nigerian Referees For 2018 World Cup
They have to wait for another four years to get a chance 

Nigerian referees have been sidelined by Fifa as the football body did not include any in the 36 referees shortlisted for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Fifa, however, have yet to specify the roles for the 36 referees.

The officials, drawn from all continental federations, include:

AFC

Fahad AL MIRDASI (KSA)Alireza FAGHANI (IRN)Ravshan IRMATOV (UZB)Mohammed Abdulla MOHAMED (UAE)Ryuji SATO (JPN)Nawaf Abdulla SHUKRALLA (BHR)

Caf

Mehdi ABID CHAREF (ALG)Malang DIEDHIOU (SEN)Bakary Papa GASSAMA (GAM)Ghead GRISHA (EGY)Janny SIKAZWE (ZAM)Weyesa Bamlak TESSEMA (ETH)

Cconcacaf

Joel AGUILAR (SLV)Mark W. GEIGER (USA)Jair MARRUFO (USA)Ricardo MONTERO (CRC)John PITTI (PAN)Cesar Arturo RAMOS PALAZUELOS (MEX)

Conmebol
Julio BASCUÑAN (CHI)Enrique CACERES (PAR)Andres CUNHA (URU)Nestor PITANA (ARG)Sandro RICCI (BRA)Wilmar ROLDAN (COL)

OFC

Matthew CONGER (NZL)Norbert HAUATA (TAH)

Uefa

Felix BRYCH (GER)Cüneyt CAKIR (TUR)Sergey KARASEV (RUS)Bjorn KUIPERS (NED)Szymon MARCINIAK (POL)Antonio Miguel MATEU LAHOZ (ESP)Milorad MAZIC (SRB) Gianluca ROCCHI (ITA)Damir SKOMINA (SVN)Clement TURPIN (FRA)

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