Nigeria looks to satisfy FIFA and end soccer ban
Nigeria’s soccer federation is hoping its suspension by FIFA
will be dropped.
Court actions brought against elected officials led FIFA to ban
the country from international matches. Acting federation head Musa
Amadu told The Associated Press on Thursday that the group that
filed the lawsuit has agreed informally to drop the case.
Amadu says that will go a long way to satisfy FIFA, which on
Monday suspended the federation for government interference.
Amadu also has been reinstated as general secretary of the
federation. He was forced to step down on the instructions of the
government-run National Sports Commission – another reason given by
FIFA for the ban.