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Nigeria keeper Austin Ejide called out as matchfixer for throwing ball into his own net [Vine & Tweets]

Scotland – Nigeria was already under suspicion for matchfixing before a ball was kicked tonight, and the SFA had been made aware.

And then Nigeria keeper Austin Ejide threw the ball into his own net, literally.

In one of, if not the most blatant examples of a goalkeeper being bought, the Nigeria custodian went to catch from a corner, and then inexplicably threw the ball into his net, with an unnatural hand movement that had to be intentional, no question.

That goal was disallowed for infringement, but even the OG that Nigeria did score was fishy, with two defenders complicit in making a mess of their clearances, and allowing Scotland to attack once more.

Austin Ejide will undoubtedly be investigated for this, and if any sense prevails, be given a lengthy ban.

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