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25 April 2017 01:01 (South Africa)

Fifa gives Nigeria 48 hours to reverse suspension

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Fifa has given the Nigerian government a 48-hour ultimatum to change its mind about suspending the country's football team from international competition for two years. If Nigeria fails to reverse its decision within that time limit, the country's Fifa membership will be suspended, according to Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke Read more: Earth Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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