FIFA fines Nigeria N11 million over fans’ behavior

World governing body FIFA have slammed Nigeria with a fine of N11million for their fans’ unruly behavior after the Super Eagles’ 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on September 1 in Uyo.

According to a statement on the official website of FIFA, Nigeria violated article 65 and 67 of the FBC FIFA stadium safety and security regulations and was charged for improper conduct amongst spectators, pitch invasions by supporters and invasions of restricted areas by supporters other than the pitch.

The Super Eagles face Zambia on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier with the team’s first training session holding today by 5pm.

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