FIFA fines Nigeria for fielding ineligible player in World Cup qualifier, deduct point

December 12, 2017 5:48 pm

FIFA has fined the Nigeria Football Federation 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2,175,660.00) for fielding an ineligible player in the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match between Algeria and Nigeria on 10 November, 2017.

Nigeria fielded Shehu Abdullahi who was ineligible for the encounter on 10 November 2017.

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