Crowd Violence: FIFA Fines Nigeria $31,000

By Owolabi Abiola

The  Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has fined the Super Eagles of Nigeria
$31 ,000 for failing to control their crowd during last month ’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo.

It could be recalled that the team won the encounter 4-0 to maintain their top spot on the table before picking a point in the reverse fixture in Yaounde after playing a 1-1 draw.

Nigeria was fined by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Ahmadu Bello Stadium,kaduna for over crowding during a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Egypt.With the Super Eagles set to face the Chipolopolo of Zambia on Saturday in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo, it is expected the Nigeria Football Federation ensure a proper conduct of crowd.

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