Published: Thursday July 10, 2014 MYT 1:39:34 AM
Updated: Thursday July 10, 2014 MYT 1:40:20 AM

FIFA suspends Nigeria Football Federation

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - FIFA suspended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday on account of government interference, world football's ruling body said in a statement.

FIFA sent a letter to the NFF last week expressing its concern after the NFF was served with court proceedings preventing its President from running the African country's football affairs.

(Editing by Ed Osmond)


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