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Throwback: Tackle Many Believed Cost Nigeria FIfa World Cup Glory


At This Point In 2014 Mundial, The Super Eagles Of Nigeria’s Combative And Aggressive Midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, Was Rough-tackled by France’s Combative And Aggressive Midfielder, Blaise Matuidi…. This tackle many believed cost the Super Eagles their World Cup Glory.

Speaking in Brasilia after undergoing surgery on the injured left leg, Onazi called FIFA to do justice and sanction France.

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“The French side will announce to the world before a game that we are very physical so that they can come and commit murder and get away with it, yet FIFA will fold their arms and do nothing. I am totally in tune with Maradona, who believes that the tackle on me was worse than what Luis Suarez did to Italian Chellini.

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“I will please beg that FIFA should go back and watch the tape of the game and apply necessary sanctions for the good of the game, otherwise it’s Nigeria today, it could be another big country tomorrow. Justice must be done”, Onazi was quoted as saying in a statement, Tuesday evening, by the Super Eagles’ media officer, Ben.

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