The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slammed a two-match ban on Super Eagles’ midfielder Ogenyi Onazi over his sending-off in Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Chad.
The SS Lazio playmaker, who has been a regular in the team’s midfield in the past few years, was shown a straight red card for retaliation.
He committed the act after Nigerien referee Ibrahim Mamane awarded Nigeria a penalty kick for a foul on striker Odion Ighalo.
A report on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) website on Wednesday said news of the ban was conveyed to the Federation in a circular …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper