FIFA lifts suspension of Nigerian federation

NYON, Switzerland - FIFA’s executive committee has lifted a suspension of Nigeria following the dismissal of a lawsuit against the country’s football federation.

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Published: Fri 29 Oct 2010, 8:54 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 4:40 AM

The world governing body suspended Nigeria on Oct. 4 because of “government interference.”

The suit by Nigeria’s national players’ organization sought to annul recent federation elections.

FIFA says court actions against NFF members have now ended, allowing them to “work without hindrance.”

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