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FIFA Sanctions Nigeria Over Abuja Stadiums Invasion



Football world governing body, FIFA has sanctioned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over Pitch Invasion and stampede that occurred at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

The incident happened shortly after the Nigeria failed to qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

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According to FIFA Disciplinary Report published on its website on Monday morning.
Nigeria was found guilty of not “implementing existing safety rules and failure to ensure that law and order are maintained in the stadium, invasion of the field of play and throwing of objects.”

The world football governing body also handed Nigeria a fine of N63,927,200 and a one-match behind closed doors.

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