June 15, 2015 – Nigerian Super Falcons Defender Ugo Njoku Suspended By FIFA For Elbow Attack On Australia’s Samantha Kerr
Super Falcons defender Ugo Njoku has been handed a 3-match suspension for elbowing Australia’s Samantha Kerr during her side’s 2-0 defeat in their World Cup Group D match in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada.
After a thorough review of the video footage, Njoku was given a 3 match ban and a fine of $4200.
Ugo Njoku will miss the final group game with the US and the next 2 matches.
Nigeria is unlikely to progress in the tournament.