Over 20,000 Sign Petition To Remove Referee For Celebrating Nigeriaâ€™s Win Against Bosnia [PHOTO EVIDENCE]
Over 20,000 people have signed an online petition requesting for the removal of Peter Oâ€™Leary from the World Cup after a photo of him celebrating with Nigeriaâ€™s goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama made its way online.
According to the Independent UK, the New Zealand referee drew widespread criticism after wrongly disallowing an Edin Dzeko strike after 21 minutes. Emmanuel Emenike also appeared to â€œclip the heelsâ€ of Emir Spahic which went unnoticed by the referee.
As a result of all these, a Bosnian fan has sent the petition to FIFA, asking for Oâ€™Learyâ€™s removal. Dzeko who spoke to reporters describes the referee as â€œshamefulâ€.
â€œThe referee happened. We are going home, we are sad because of that, but the referee should go home too, because he changed the result, he changed the game, and thatâ€™s why we lost.
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