FIFA hands one-match stadium bans to Senegal and Nigeria | Football News


FIFA issued a raft of sanctions worldwide after finding out dozens of circumstances from qualifying video games for the forthcoming World Cup in Qatar.

The Federation Internationale de Soccer Affiliation (FIFA) has ordered African champions Senegal and Nigeria to play one match behind closed doorways after crowd dysfunction throughout final month’s 2022 World Cup playoffs.

Followers shone laser pointers at Egypt star Mohamed Salah as he missed within the penalty shootout, gained by Senegal, within the second leg in Dakar.

Senegal had been fined 175,000 Swiss francs ($180,000) over a number of incidents, together with a pitch invasion, an offensive banner and for failing “to make sure that legislation and order are maintained within the stadium”.

The ruling physique issued a raft of sanctions worldwide after finding out dozens of circumstances from World Cup qualifying video games performed because the begin of the 12 months.

Nigeria was given a one-game stadium closure and fined 150,000 Swiss francs ($153,000) after followers invaded the pitch in Abuja following their playoff defeat by Ghana.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo and Lebanon obtained related punishments following disturbances at video games towards Morocco and Syria, respectively.

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