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FIFA sanctions Nigeria $154,000 over chaos that erupted after Nigeria’s world cup qualifier loss to Ghana at Abiola Stadium



 FIFA has imposed sanctions on Nigeria over the chaos that occured after Nigeria misplaced to Ghana on March 29 on the FIFA World Cup qualifiers performed in MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.


On Monday, Might 2, FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee imposed sanctions on the Stadium for the misconduct of its followers in the course of the world cup qualifying tie .

The world soccer ruling physique in a press release on its official web site detailed the rationale for these sanctions as “order and safety at matches (failure to implement current security guidelines and failure to make sure that legislation and order are maintained within the stadium, invasion of the sector of play and throwing of objects)”.


The match ended 1-1 however the two had earlier performed out a barren draw within the first leg in Ghana.

Video clips from the stadium confirmed that livid followers invaded the sector and broken services after the match.

The Confederation of Africa Soccer (CAF) accredited the Abuja stadium to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers towards Sierra Leone however FIFA dominated that the upcoming recreation might be performed behind closed doorways and in addition introduced a effective of $154,000 on Nigeria.

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