Nigeria Fined N11 Million by FIFA


Nigerians were jubilant after their football team crushed the Cameroonians last month. The chaos that followed has attracted a fine from the international governing body for football.

Nigeria was fined $31,000 for crowd disorder during last month’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo, which the Super Eagles  won 4-0.

German football  federation was fined 32,000 Swiss francs ($33,000) because fans chanted Nazi slogans  at a World Cup qualifying game in the Czech Republic.

FIFA also fined the Czech federation 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,150) for crowd disorder.

Argentina was ordered to pay 65,000 Swiss francs ($67,000), Panama 50,000 Swiss francs ($51,500), and Hungary 20,000 Swiss francs ($20,600).


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