Nigerian Player Faces FIFA Ban
Just when many are still celebrating Nigeria's narrow escape from a FIFA ban last Monday, latest reports indicate that one of the country's players abroad risks incurring the wrath of the world's football governing body.
It is understood that Afolabi Okiki who once played for NPFL side, Sunshine Stars could face a FIFA ban after it was alleged that he forged documents that were used to complete his transfer to Egyptian club, Ismaily.
Ismaily signed the 23-year-old striker after he finished top scorer in the Ethiopian league to help his club Jimma Aba Jifar win the league championship on goals’ difference.
According to BBC correspondent, Omna Taddele, the Nigerian striker, who presented a forged document for his transfer to Egypt, is now awaiting FIFA sanction after the Ethiopia Football Federation, EFF disciplinary committee filed a complaint.
He has already been fined by the EFF.
Jimma Aba Jifar have also condemned the alleged act of the former Sunshine Stars and Shooting Stars striker.
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