Afolabi Okiki faces FIFA ban over alleged forged transfer papers

Nigerian striker Okiki Afolabi has been fined by the Ethiopian Football Federation after presenting a fraud document during his transfer to Egyptian Premier League club Ismaily.
Ismaily had signed journeyman Nigerian striker Afolabi, who had most recently been plying his trade in the Ethiopian league.

The 23-year-old former Sunshine star was lastly playing for Jimma Aba Jifar where he finished as the league’s top scorer with 23 goals as they won the title on goal difference.

According to BBC Africa reporter Omna Taddele, the Nigerian forward, who presented a fraud document during his transfer to Egypt side Ismaily SC , is awaiting a FIFA transfer ban after the EFF Discipline Committee filed a complaint to football’s governing body.
Jimaa Aba Jifar also condemned the act of the player and inquired to the EFF Discipline Committee about fining the player. Though an apology to the EFF and the Ethiopian club from the part of Afolabi could minimize FIFA’s potential sanction, according to the report.

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POS.
CLUB
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PTS
1
Plateau Utd
25
14
7
4
36
15
21
49
2
Rivers Utd
25
13
6
6
28
15
13
45
3
Lobi Stars
25
12
7
6
26
19
7
43
4
Rangers Intl
24
10
7
7
25
20
5
37
5
Enyimba
20
11
3
6
30
20
10
36
6
Akwa United
25
8
11
6
23
22
1
35
7
Kano Pillars
24
8
10
6
27
18
9
34
8
Dakkada FC
26
8
10
8
26
26
0
34
9
Sunshine Stars
25
9
7
9
27
29
-2
34
10
Katsina Utd
24
9
7
8
18
25
-7
37
11
Warri Wolves
24
9
6
9
25
23
2
33
12
FC Ifeanyi Ubah
25
10
3
12
25
28
-3
22
13
Heartland
25
9
5
11
21
21
0
32
14
MFM FC
25
8
7
10
19
19
0
31
15
Wikki Tourists
25
8
7
10
23
24
-1
31
16
Abia Warriors
25
8
6
11
23
28
-5
30
17
Nasarawa Utd
25
8
5
12
27
27
0
29
18
Jigawa GS
25
9
2
14
25
35
-10
29
19
Kwara Utd
25
8
4
13
23
33
-10
28
20
Adamawa Utd
25
6
2
17
17
47
-30
20