NFF May Face FIFA Punishment After Ighalo’s Goal Celebration

at 09:17 AM, 4 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Nigeria could face sanctions from FIFA, following Odion Ighalo’s yellow card after his goal celebration.

Ighalo lifted his shirt to reveal a message and was instantly booked by Egyptian referee, Ghead Grisha, after scoring the first goal in the Super Eagles’ 4-0 victory over Cameroon in Uyo on Friday.

“He told me that the message on my shirt was about religion because it’s ‘thank you Jesus,” Ighalo told KweséESPN.

FIFA has outlawed the display of unsanctioned commercial, political, religious or personal slogans or statements in undershirts.

Sanctions are mainly fines.

Referee Grisha is expected to include the incident in his report for further action by FIFA.

Ighalo, who hobbled off with an ice pack, also insisted his injury was not serious.

“It was just a tight hamstring, but I am fine now,” he said.
ruthie at 12:02 PM, 5 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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hmmm..no comments...
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Oworen25 at 11:32 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Wettin this one do now fifa
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Floyd29 at 02:56 AM, 14 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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To hell with, he did nothing.
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yawa_don_gas at 07:05 AM, 16 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Why why?
Na yawa life, yawa goes on
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tegonwa at 07:25 PM, 16 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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yawa_don_gas at 04:35 AM, 17 Sep 17 (2 months ago)
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Please please pls, anywhere I talk say make I hide yawa dey there already dey wait me. Whyy why wyi y?
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BournIdentity at 05:47 AM, 26 Sep 17 (1 month ago)
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Oworen25 at 07:07 AM, 26 Sep 17 (1 month ago)
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Oworen25 at 07:09 AM, 26 Sep 17 (1 month ago)
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Oworen25 at 12:54 AM, 27 Sep 17 (1 month ago)
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This is why we should pray for change
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Oworen25 at 12:55 AM, 27 Sep 17 (1 month ago)
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yawa_don_gas at 04:35 AM, 28 Sep 17 (1 month ago)
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