Nigerian Footballer Gets 2-year Ban From Playing Football by FIFA as Big Reason Emerges

Nigerian Footballer Gets 2-year Ban From Playing Football by FIFA as Big Reason Emerges

  • Nigerian footballer Christopher Chizoba has been banned for two years after being accused of breaching his contract
  • Bangladesh Football Federation banned him in September 2021 and alerted FIFA of their decision before they upheld it
  • The 30-year-old Christopher Chizoba was born in Lagos and started his career on the streets before moving to India

FIFA chiefs have granted the request of the Bangladesh Football Federation for the two-year ban of Nigerian football Christopher Chizoba after being accused of going against his contract.

The Nigerian player who did not play for any club in his country's local League is being punished for an alleged breach of contractual agreements.

Bangladesh Football Federation actually placed a ban on Chizoba on 26 September 2021 and also submitted the case to the world's football governing body.

Christopher Chizoba, FIFA
Christopher Chizoba banned for 2 years worldwide from playing football
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And according to the report on Sporting Life, FIFA chiefs have approved the ban on the Nigerian player which means that he can't play football anywhere in the world until September 2023.

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Chizoba Christopher has played at various clubs around Kolkata and once in North-East India as he started at Kalighat MS before joining Mohammedan.

Kwara United player shakes to flavour’s ‘Kwarikwa’ after getting Super Eagles’ call up

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how following his impressive form in the Nigerian Professional Football League this season, Kwara United star Afeez Babatunde Nosiru has earned a Super Eagles call up.

The youngster was named in the 30-man list of players that will prosecute the forthcoming international friendlies against Ecuador and Mexico.

Having missed out on the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Nigeria will now focus on qualifying for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations and a number of friendly matches have been line up.

The Super Eagles will take on Mexico on May 29 and then Ecuador on June 3 and both friendlies will take place in the United States.

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Also on the list of the invited players for these two coming games are Akwa United goalkeeper Adewale Adeyinka and Enyimba stopper Ojo Olorunleke.

Captain Ahmed Musa will lead the team to prosecute the matches, but striker Victor Osimhen was exempted from the squad after he reached out to the handlers.

Expressing delight after earning a national team call up for the first time, Nasiru was spotted dancing to Flavour’s song ‘Kwarikwa’ as his teammates watched on.

Source: Sports Brief News