Nigeria were on Tuesday, 12 December, 2017, docked three points and three goals by Fifa for fielding an ineligible player in a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria.
But the country had already qualified for the tournament before the said game. Hence, their place at next year’s football festival remains theirs.
However, many football faithful in the country have lashed out at the football house for making such a mistake. Some have even called for punishment of those responsible.
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