Nigeria football chiefs attend graft trial
01 June 2019 | 11:00 am
Anti-NFF (Nigerian Football Federation) demonstrators gather outside Nigeria's High Court in Abuja, which on Tuesday ordered that four top football bosses face trial for corruption, accused with the theft of millions of dollars meant to develop the game.
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