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Nigeria facing possible suspension

July 2, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Nigeria are facing possible suspension by FIFA following President Goodluck Jonathan's announcement that the country's football team will be banned from competing internationally for two years following their poor World Cup performance.

• Forum: Does Jonathan have a point?

Jonathan's decree includes the Nigerian Football Federation being dissolved and an interim board appointed. FIFA's rules specifically prohibit governments from involvement with the running of national ...

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