RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has suspended Nigeria from international competition after football leaders were fired by the government following the team’s World Cup exit amid a dispute over player bonuses.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Nigeria is not backing down after sacking its entire national football federation leadership, ignoring a FIFA directive and moving closer to a ban from internationals for the reigning African champion.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Nigeria could be suspended by FIFA after the country’s football federation leaders were removed from office and its president was arrested on returning from the World Cup.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Gambia Football Federation says it met with Confederation of African Football President Issa Hayatou and other officials on the sidelines of last month’s FIFA Congress in an attempt to get the country’s two-year ban overturned.