World Cup: Nigerian, other Asylum seekers enter Finland illegally from Russia

Russia 2018 World Cup: Asylum seekers enter Finland from Russia using World Cup IDs
Russia 2018 World Cup: Asylum seekers enter Finland from Russia using World Cup IDs

Five people have entered Finland illegally with the help of soccer World Cup fan identity documents and subsequently applied for asylum, the Finnish border guard told Media on Wednesday.

The asylum seekers, of Nigerian, Moroccan and Chinese nationality, crossed the border into Finland from World Cup host Russia, which provided match ticket holders with visa-free entry,  border guard said.

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