Lagos - Former Nigeria coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has identified former
international, Taribo West as “primarily responsible for Nigeria’s
failure to progress to the final of the 2002 Fifa World Cup”, Supersport.com reports.
Onigbinde was reacting to accusations from the former AC Milan
defender that “he had no business coaching Nigeria” at the 2002 World
Cup finals in Korea and Japan.
The 73-year-old who also managed Nigeria between 1982 and 1984 said
he never wanted to include Taribo in his team in 2002 but was forced to
change his mind after the defender “begged” to be taken to the
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