JUST IN: FIFA sanctions Nigeria over Abuja stadium fans invasion

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), after investigating the misconduct that took place during the Nigeria vs Ghana world cup playoff match has decided to sanction Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the stampede that occurred at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja.

According to the latest FIFA Disciplinary Report published on its website on Monday morning, Nigeria was found guilty of not “implementing existing safety rules and failure to ensure that law and order are maintained in the stadium, invasion of the field of play and throwing of objects.”

The world football governing body also handed Nigeria a fine of CHF 150,000 and a one-match behind closed doors.

Details shortly..