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FIFA criticizes NIGERIA's soccer coach over 'eradicating her lesbians.'
Last week, coach Eucharia Uche told the New York Times that since she was hired in 2009, she has eradicated homosexuality from the squad.
Tatjana Haenni, FIFA’s head of women’s competitions, told German television channel ARD: “FIFA is against all forms of discrimination.”
She added that FIFA would be speaking to Ms Uche about the remarks, AFP reports.
In Germany, where the women’s world cup is being held, the national Football Federation added:”Our association resolutely combats any kind of discrimination. This also includes the fight against homophobia.
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