Nigeria may avert FIFA ban as FG intensifies discussions with body (Guardian)

Nigeria may avert FIFA ban as FG intensifies discussions with body (Guardian)

Nigeria may have averted a threat to its membership of world football community, following Federal Government’s move to adhere to rules governing the game. World football ruling body, FIFA, had threatened to ban Nigeria from international football if government continued its interference in the game’s administration as noticed in recent actions of Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung. But The Guardian learnt yesterday that government has been able to prove that it was working to correct the ‘false impressions’ created by recent events in the country’s game, especially the leadership tussle between Jos-based Chris Giwa and the NFF board headed by Amaju Pinnick. Read more

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