"President Goodluck Jonathan has directed that Nigeria withdraws from international competition for two years to enable the country to put its house in order. This directive became necessary
following Nigeria's poor performance in the ongoing World Cup."
-- Ima Niboro, special presidential adviser to Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan, explains why the nation's leader has suspended its national team for two years. Nigeria finished last in Group B after losing to Argentina and Greece and tying South Korea. (BBC)