FIFA has threatened to suspend the Nigeria and Ghana football federations over government interference.
In a statement signed on Tuesday by NFF President, Amaju Pinnick”, it warned that Nigeria will face the wrath of world football’s governing body unless “the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) offices are not handed back to the legitimate NFF executive committee.
Nigeria put itself on a collision course with FIFA in July when the government’s sports ministry directed the NFF to comply with a court order to overturn Pinnick’s election and recognise Chris Giwa as its head.
The long-running dispute over who is in charge of the NFF dates back to 2014. Giwa first claimed to have won election to the top job.
However, FIFA did not endorse the vote and threatened suspension unless it was re-run.
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