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Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by MrTAnonymous(m): 5:01pm On Dec 03, 2020
Mutiu Adepoju, a member of the Super Eagle’s squad at the U.S.A. ’94 World Cup, on Wednesday, paid tribute to the legendary Diego Maradona, who died on November 25, describing the Argentine as one of the greatest to have ever played the game.

Adepoju in his tribute in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, said that the late football icon was only able to outwit his teammates during the World Cup showdown when they lost concentration.

Adepoju, who was nicknamed ‘headmaster’ because of his prowess in the air with precise nodding of the ball, was one of the central midfielders that faced Maradona during Nigeria’s second match at the World Cup.

Nigeria lost the match to Argentina after Claudio Caniggia struck twice in quick succession from Maradona’s assists, in the 22nd and 29th minutes of the keenly contested match, to cancel out Samson Siasia’s goal that was scored in the eighth minute.

While reflecting on the life and times of Maradona, Adepoju described him as one with incomparable skills and ingenuity on the field.

“Maradona was a great player no doubt, one of the greatest ever in football, and it is quite unfortunate that we have to lose him at that age.

“I was shocked when I heard about his demise, but as we know we will have to leave this world one day.

“Maradona was one of the legend of all times. He can singlehandedly create havoc for opposing team and win any game on his own. I just wish him eternal rest.

On what transpired during the showdown between Nigeria and Argentina at U.S.A. ’94 when the Eagles lost their second match to the Maradona captained side, after defeating Bulgaria in their opening match; Adepoju said that the loss was due to loss of concentration.

“It’s not that we are scared of Maradona when we faced him at U.S.A. ’94 World Cup, but we respect him as one of the best footballers in the world that can cause havoc to us.

“For me, playing against him, I was being respectful and very much aware of what he can do and we managed that very well if not for the loss of concentration at that moment.

“We are a quality side in our own right, and we really took care of him in the midfield and managed him very well, we cannot be more careful with such a great player.

“We knew that he can create problems for us and not that we were scared of him, but respect for his status as an experienced player and his personality. We had a good game against him,” he said.

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by bobokeshington: 5:42pm On Dec 03, 2020
ARGENTINA WOULD ALWAYS DEFEAT THE SUPER EAGLES TEAM 99 TIMES OUT OF HUNDRED ANYTIME ANYDAY...

ARGUE THIS FACT WITH YOUR VILLAGE PEOPLE... I JUST COMMOT FROM HOSPITAL...

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by fabianiyobosa(m): 5:43pm On Dec 03, 2020
undecided

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by chidaddy1198(m): 5:43pm On Dec 03, 2020
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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by GreaterFuture(m): 5:43pm On Dec 03, 2020
Ok
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Sweetamara2: 5:43pm On Dec 03, 2020
wink Aww
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by kudinkarfe: 5:44pm On Dec 03, 2020
1994 Super Eagle team was the best Nigeria ever had

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by PCG001: 5:45pm On Dec 03, 2020
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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by brosom(m): 5:45pm On Dec 03, 2020
Mr adepoju we don't care to know, just keep holding that info to ur self.

And sorry for ur shock, it looks like Buhari has infested everyone with shock in Nigeria.

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by SweetJoystick(m): 5:45pm On Dec 03, 2020
The second goal was really as a result of lack of concentration and the back line was disorganised when the quick free kick was taken

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Beverlyjean(f): 5:45pm On Dec 03, 2020
That was maradonas last competitive game for Argentina

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by OBTMOS(m): 5:45pm On Dec 03, 2020
E don do na
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by OduntanGabriel(m): 5:46pm On Dec 03, 2020
Ok sir , next
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by pharoahs(m): 5:46pm On Dec 03, 2020
.lack of concentration because you were leading after just 8 minutes??....hmmm.. the bane of the black man when playing against foreign opposition, over-confidence.
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by rocknation62(m): 5:46pm On Dec 03, 2020
Na now your day dey break?
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by EdoFirstBorn(m): 5:47pm On Dec 03, 2020
Do I really care? Nope I don't

I didn't even read that nonsense up there..

I wonder how Asa likes her pūssy eaten rough or slow ?

Imagine venus williams sitting on my face .
Damn

Or beyonce rubbing the line of her püssy across my face as just the tip of my.tongue slides into the pink moist pûssy
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Officialhorlah(m): 5:48pm On Dec 03, 2020
Rubbishgrin
Wetin concern me and 94'
Make you try reach 2022 finals

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by judedwriter(m): 5:48pm On Dec 03, 2020
Ironically, that same game ended maradona's international career.
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Nobody: 5:49pm On Dec 03, 2020
It's well. 2020 don chop starz o.
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by MarveworldNG: 5:49pm On Dec 03, 2020
Learn to forgive
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by undisputed106(m): 5:51pm On Dec 03, 2020
Since ...na now you dey talk ....mtcheww
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Pandev(m): 5:52pm On Dec 03, 2020
undecided
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by damosky12(m): 5:57pm On Dec 03, 2020
That's the "headmaster"!

The thing is Argentina has always been lucky when playing Super Eagles at the world cup. They've never really outplayed us as such. We only need a little less respect and a little more confidence when playing them. We'll beat them convincingly!

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Discued: 5:59pm On Dec 03, 2020
Akiko Mike ejiagha

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by omoyankee3(m): 5:59pm On Dec 03, 2020
first goal...lack of concentration
second goal...lack of concentration
What were you thinking about on the field?

Every team Maradona dismantled can also say it's lack of concentration.
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Liposure: 6:01pm On Dec 03, 2020
if maradona was playing in this era how much would he cost

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Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Jackipapa: 6:03pm On Dec 03, 2020
Mutiu Oripoju, how you dey?
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by costandi(m): 6:04pm On Dec 03, 2020
We are in 2020 oga!
Re: Adepoju: Why Argentina Defeated Super Eagles At USA ’94 by Femich18(m): 6:05pm On Dec 03, 2020
Ok

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