FIFA lifts Nigeria Football Federation suspension

By sportsnewsarena correspondent
Jul 21, 2021

FIFA has lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on account of interference.

FIFA lifted the suspension that lasted about 10 days after noting that the court proceedings and order preventing the president of the NFF, the NFF Executive Committee members and the NFF Congress from running the affairs of Nigerian football that prompted the suspension have been withdrawn.

"As statutory order has been reinstated at the NFF and the legitimate bodies reinstalled, FIFA has decided to lift the suspension as of today, Friday 18 July 2014.The lifting of the suspension means that all rights of the NFF as a FIFA member are reinstated,"read the statement.