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Nigeria step up security after threats

June 21, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Nigeria have tightened security around the national side ahead of Tuesday's crucial World Cup tie against South Korea after midfielder Sani Kaita was the target of death threats.

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Kaita received more than a thousand death threats, many via email, after he was dismissed in a 2-1 defeat to Greece for kicking out at Vasileios Torosidis. Nigeria were 1-0 in front when the incident occurred.

The Super Eagles have now been assigned extra police ...

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