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Nigeria escapes FIFA ban

08 September 2014, 15:37Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Nigeria looks to have avoided a suspension from World Football governing body after peace seems to be returning to the leadership of the country FA.

FIFA had given Nigeria till Monday (today) to resolve issues of football leadership tussle and asking self-acclaimed Nigeria Football Federation president Chris Giwa to vacate the NFF office on the said date or face suspension.

Also read: FIFA extend NFF suspension deadline

Musa Amadu, who is the NFF Secretary General recognized by FIFA, resumed office on Monday in the absence of Giwa, and said the crisis rocking the federation is coming to an end.

Amadu admitted it has been a difficult time for Nigerian football but said all effort will be put to ensure fresh election into executive positions of the federation to be held latest September 25 as directed by FIFA.

Official statements are still being expected from FIFA and the NFF.

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