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FIFA Fines Nigeria For Using Suspended Player Shehu Abdullahi For 2018 World Cup Qualifier

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FIFA Fines Nigeria For Using Suspended Player Shehu Abdullahi For 2018 World Cup Qualifier

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December 12, 2017 – FIFA Fines Nigeria For Using Suspended Player Shehu Abdullahi For 2018 World Cup Qualifier

The governing body of World football, FIFA today fined Nigeria a whooping 6000 Swiss Francs for using a player served with automatic one-match suspension in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Algeria.

FIFA Disciplinary committee in a statement released today said Super Eagles player Shehu Abdullahi failed to serve his automatic one-match suspension before playing for the 10 November 2017 qualifier against Algeria.

Here is a statement FIFA released on this sanction:

The sanction deducted 3 points from Nigeria in the group stage while Algeria gets 5 additional points.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. iron bar

    December 12, 2017 at 6:41 PM

    IS THE COACH NOT AWARE AHEAD OF TIME OR THE BERRET WEARING SPORTS MINISTER NOT EQUIPPED TO READ AND UNDERSTAND FIFA LAWS..UNA MUMU DON DO

  2. Danti

    December 13, 2017 at 10:09 AM

    Is that not the duty of technical staff of our football association?

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