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Volume 10 No. 24
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Football Notes: Nigerian Players, Officials Involved In 79-0, 67-0 Games Banned For Life

Players and officials of clubs involved in two Nigerian promotion playoff games that ended 79-0 and 67-0 "have been banned for life" (BBC, 7/22). ... FIFA "has warned Uganda of a possible suspension if government interferes with the governance of football in the East African country." FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke was responding to a letter sent last week by Uganda's Minister of Education & Sports Jessica Alupo "indicating that they needed audience with FIFA regards to the illegality of the FUFA" (XINHUA, 7/22).