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FIFA to keep an eye on interference

FIFA will watch for any further signs of political interference in Nigerian soccer after a dispute with the government almost led to the suspension of the local football federation, it said on Tuesday.

sports Updated: Jul 07, 2010 00:12 IST

FIFA will watch for any further signs of political interference in Nigerian soccer after a dispute with the government almost led to the suspension of the local football federation, it said on Tuesday.

Soccer's ruling body on Monday lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from all FIFA-related activities, including an annual grant of $250,000. , after President Jonathan reversed the ban.