FIFA has fined Nigeria 30,000 Swiss Francs (N11,049,557), after fans invaded the pitch during a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo, which the Super Eagles won 4-0.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were on Monday fined by Football’s World governing body, FIFA for
“improper conduct among spectators”
during Nigeria’s last home game in the 2018 World Cup qualifying series against Cameroon.
The game in question, is the 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom on September 1.
According to the information on the FIFA website, Nigeria violated article 65 and 67 of the FBC FIFA stadium and security regulations.
A similar incident took place on March 29, 2016, when fans ran onto the pitch during Nigeria’s game against Egypt at the Ahmadu Bello stadium in Kaduna.
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