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Peter Waweru: Kenyan referee sparks reactions with hilarious running technique

As the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations head into crucial quarterfinal stages, fans who have been watching across the globe have been treated to a fantastic spectacle.

However, the mother of them all was witnessed in the match featuring tournament favorites Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau.

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Nigeria was leading 2-0 against Guinea when Kenyan referee Peter Waweru left fans in stitches with his ridiculous running technique in the 89th minute.

Waweru has gone viral for his quite brilliant running technique in the later stages of that match.

With a straight back, high knees and flapping arms, Waweru sprinted during a Nigeria counter-attack set play from the opposite goal creating a buzz from fans on social media.


@trizle1: He is a Professor of Pure Mathematics at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya. So his steps are calculated and doesn’t want to damage that grass

@iamceejayhb: That guy was so dramatic yesterday,I didn’t know somebody else noticed it

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@Gary: I don’t think it’s funny at all either. it looks like the way a professional sprinter would run. Pretty cool

@_fuahd: You needed to see how serious his face was when they were cross checking Naija first goal be like na the important game wey hin ref be this

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