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FIFA wants Nigerian clarification

Updated: March 7, 2013, 9:59 AM ET
Press Association

FIFA has written to the Nigerian FA for clarification of reports that lesbians have been banned from the game in the west African country.

Dilichukwu Onyedinma, chair of the Nigeria Women Football League and a member of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) executive committee, was reported saying that lesbianism is now officially banned from Nigerian football.

That would contravene FIFA's anti-discrimination policies and it is understood the world governing body has sent a letter to ...

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