E. Guinea women’s team disqualified from Olympics
Nigeria says it has been told by FIFA that its women’s football
team will play Cameroon and not Equatorial Guinea in Olympic
qualifying after the Equatorial Guineans were disqualified for an
The Nigeria Football Federation says in a statement Friday that
FIFA has ”ejected Equatorial Guinea from the race” for the 2012
London Olympics. NFF says it was informed of the decision – and its
new opponent in final qualifiers – in a letter from FIFA.
The world football body suspended Equatorial Guinea striker Jade
Boho Sayo for two months Tuesday over apparent nationality issues,
removing her from the ongoing Women’s World Cup. The decision does
not affect the team’s participation in that tournament.