Just In: FIFA Suspends Two African Nations
World football governing body, FIFA, has announced the suspension of Kenya and Zimbabwe for interference by their government.
Naija News reports that this was disclosed by FIFA president, Gianni Infantino during a press conference on Thursday.
Infantino said: “We had to suspend two of our members; Kenya and Zimbabwe, both for government interference in the activities of football associations. The associations are suspended with immediate effect.
“They know what needs to be done for them to be readmitted or for their suspensions to be lifted.”
This online news reports that the Kenya’s Ministry of Sports had in November 2021 suspended the Football Kenya Federation (FKF).
The Ministry had appointed a caretaker committee to take charge of football activities in the country.
Also, the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) suspended the Zimbabwe’s federation in November 2021.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News