Tuesday, October 03, 2017

FIFA fines Nigeria $31,000



FIFA has fined Nigeria $ 31 , 000 for crowd disorder during last month ’ s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo , which the Super Eagles won 4-0 .

German football federation was fined 32 , 000 Swiss francs ( $33 , 000) because fans chanted Nazi slogans at a World Cup qualifying game in the Czech Republic .

“ The range of charges against Germany included fans encroaching on the field and setting off fireworks at the game in Prague , ” FIFA said.

About 200 German supporters chanted slogans during their team’ s 2 -1 win and verbally abused one of the scorers Timo Werner .

FIFA also fined the Czech federation 5, 000 Swiss francs ( $5 , 150) for crowd disorder.
FIFA ’ s attempts to crack down on fans chanting gay slurs saw seven national federations fined for incidents.

Argentina was ordered to pay 65 , 000 Swiss francs ( $67 , 000) , Panama 50 , 000 Swiss francs ( $51 , 500) , and Hungary 20 , 000 Swiss francs ( $20 , 600) .

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