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2022 FIFA World Cup: FIFA imposes one-match stadium BAN on Senegal and Nigeria for CHAOS during World Cup playoffs

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2022 FIFA World Cup: FIFA imposes one-match stadium BAN on Senegal and Nigeria for CHAOS during World Cup playoffs- FIFA has ordered African champions Senegal and Nigeria to play one match behind closed doors after crowd disorder during last
month’s 2022 World Cup play-offs. Follow 2022 FIFA World Cup updates on InsideSport.IN

Fans shone laser pointers at Egypt star Mohamed Salah as he missed in the penalty shootout, won by Senegal, in the second leg in Dakar.

2022 FIFA World Cup: FIFA imposes one-match stadium BAN on Senegal and Nigeria for CHAOS during World Cup playoffs

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Senegal were fined 175,000 Swiss francs ($180,000) over several incidents, including a pitch invasion, an offensive banner and for failing “to ensure that law and order are maintained in the stadium”.

FIFA issued a raft of sanctions worldwide after studying dozens of cases from World Cup qualifying games played since the start of the year.

Nigeria were hit with a one-game stadium closure and fined 150,000 Swiss francs after fans invaded the pitch in Abuja following their play-off defeat by Ghana.

The Democratic Republic of Congo and Lebanon received similar punishments following disturbances at games against Morocco and Syria respectively.

2022 FIFA World Cup: FIFA imposes one-match stadium BAN on Senegal and Nigeria for CHAOS during World Cup playoffs

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