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FIFA bans Nigerian coach Remi Amadi

World Football Governing Body, FIFA, has banned the Coach of Cofine FC of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Remi Amadi from all football-related activities.

The World Body’s Disciplinary Committee conveyed this decision to the Nigeria Football Federation, the ban imposed on the gaffer by the NFF Disciplinary Committee at its meeting of 16th August 2021.

The NFF Integrity Unit forwarded the decision of the NFF Disciplinary Committee and all the relevant documentations to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee through a letter dated 25th August 2021, requesting the Committee to extend the sanction to have a worldwide effect, in accordance with Article 66, FIFA Disciplinary Code.

The worldwide effect was activated by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee at its meeting on 5th October 2021.

Editing by Adeniyi Bakare