Nigerian Soccer Teams Banned for Life

The Nigeria Football Federation has handed life bans to four teams involved in a match-fixing scandal.

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A typical scene from the Nigerian league.

  • Nigeria:  Fantasy Football Scores - Life Ban for Players, Refs and Match Commissioners

    Vanguard, 22 July 2013

    The Nigeria Football Federation Monday came down heavily on the principal actors involved in the two shameful football matches that produced a fantasy scoreline of 149 goals. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abracadabra Results - Police Step in

    Vanguard, 11 July 2013

    The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is yet to come to terms with the soccer abracadabra that saw two teams recording 146 goals in two matches. Plateau United Feeders beat Akurba ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gaiya Demands Stiffer Penalties Against Match-Fixing Officials

    Daily Trust, 11 July 2013

    The Chairman House Committee on Sports, Godfrey Gaiya has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to conduct thorough investigation in the fraud that marred last week's Nigeria ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  146-Goals Scandal - Heads Must Role - Umeh

    Vanguard, 11 July 2013

    Heavy penalty awaits the dramatis personae in the show of shame involving four clubs in the Nigeria Amateur League. Matches involving the clubs namely Plateau United Feeders and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Owner of 67-0 Losers Disbands Team

    Vanguard, 11 July 2013

    The owner of Nigerian side Bubayaro, Shuaibu-Gara Ahmed Gombe, has disowned and disbanded the club after their 67-0 loss at the hands of Police Machine. read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Suspends Clubs in Scandalous Scorelines

    Daily Trust, 10 July 2013

    The Nigeria Football Federation has placed indefinite suspensions on all the four clubs involved in scandalous scorelines during promotion play-offs into the Nigeria Nationwide ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Suspends Four Clubs for Match Fixing

    This Day, 10 July 2013

    Desperate attempts by two promotion seeking amateur football clubs to step up into the Nigerian Nationwide League, the lowest tier of the domestic league, has landed both clubs in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Sanctions Plateau United Feeders, Police Machine

    Daily Trust, 9 July 2013

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has placed on indefinite suspension, all four clubs involved in scandalous score-lines during promotion play-offs into the Nigeria Nationwide ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NFF Suspends Clubs Involved in Scandalous Score-Lines

    Premium Times, 9 July 2013

    The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has placed an indefinite suspension on the four clubs involved in scandalous score-lines during promotion play-offs in the Nigeria Nationwide ... read more »