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146 goals in 2 'fixed' games in Nigeria

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Nigeria's top football authority has suspended four teams who reported "mind-boggling" results from their play-offs matches, describing the scores of 79-0 and 67-0 as "scandalous" tallies that must be probed. 

Plateau United Feeders and Police Machine FC both needed convincing wins to earn promotions to the Nigeria Nationwide League, but officials immediately rejected the eye-popping results, equating to 146 goals across the two games.

In a statement, the country's Football Federation described the scores as "a mind-boggling show of shame never previously witnessed in Nigeria."

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