Nigeria avoid international ban

2014-09-09 15:10
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Abuja - African champions Nigeria on Tuesday avoided a ban from international football after FIFA said the country's football association had complied with a directive about its leadership.

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The world governing body said it welcomed the fact that ousted president Aminu Maigari and his executive committee had been able to return to work and as a result lifted the threat of sanctions.

South Africa face Nigeria on Wednesday, September 10 in their crunch AFCON 2015 qualifying match.

The match is set to kick-off at 20:00.

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