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Soccer Suspended

  Reuters 11/12/97
  Matches cancelled: The Zambian government has cancelled two friendly
  matches by the Nigerian Super Eagles, saying Nigeria is still under
  Commonwealth sports sanctions, it was reported yesterday. The
  state-owned 'Times of Zambia' quoted a government spokesman as saying
  Nigerian players would not be issued with visas for the matches even if
  they came. The Commonwealth countries suspended sporting contacts with
  Nigeria in 1995 following the execution of Ken Saro Wiwa and eight other
  Ogoni rights activists by the regime of General Sani Abacha.