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FIFA Fines Nigeria Football Federation $31,000 For Poor Crowd Control Against Cameroon



Nigeria’s inability to control her fans amid the FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Cameroon in September has landed them in an unfortunate situation as the world football governing body on Monday slapped the Nigeria Football Federation with a $31,000 fine.

Fans infringed the pitch at the Godswill Akpabio stadium after the Super Eagles pounded the Indomitable Lions 4-0, an offense FIFA truly grimaced at.

The unruly act repudiates articles 65 and 67 of the FDC FIFA Stadium Safety and Security Regulations which makes preparations for fans going past restricted environment on a football field.

On Monday evening FIFA pound on Nigeria and fine the nation $31,000 for poor crowd control. This will serve as a serious caution for the country as they preparing to host the Chipolopolo of Zambia in their last home game of the group on October 7.

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