FIFA FInes Nigeria $31,000 Over Pitch Invasion

 FIFA FInes Nigeria $31,000 Over Pitch Invasion

FIFA has fined Nigeria $31,000 for crowd disorder during last month’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo, which the Super Eagles won 4-0.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, have been slammed with a fine of $31,000 for crowd disorder after the Super Eagles’ 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in September and warned against future occurrence.

According to a statement on the official website of FIFA, Nigeria violated article 65 and 67 of the FBC FIFA stadium safety and security regulations and as such charged for improper conduct amongst spectators (pitch invasions by supporters and invasions of restricted areas by supporters other than the pitch)

Also,nGerman football federation was fined 32,000 Swiss francs ($33,000) because fans chanted Nazi slogans at a World Cup qualifying game in the Czech Republic.

“The range of charges against Germany included fans encroaching on the field and setting off fireworks at the game in Prague,” FIFA said.

About 200 German supporters chanted slogans during their team’s 2-1 win and verbally abused one of the scorers Timo Werner.

Tolani Giwa

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