Daniel Amokachi blasts France 98 squad, says its worst Super Eagles team
- Daniel Amokachi has admitted that he played with the worst Super Eagles side in France 98
- Despite qualifying out of the group stage, Nigeria were knocked out in the round of 16 by Denmark
- A member of team Taribo West claimed some players brought women into the hotel before their last 16 game
Daniel Amokachi has revealed that the Super Eagles team that played at the France 98 World Cup are the worst squad he has ever played in, Complete Sports quoting Brila FM.
The Nigerian side secured their second consecutive qualification to the Mundial but they were various crisis that rocked the Bora Milutinovic's side.
Nigeria lost all their three pre-World Cup friendlies to Germany by 1-0, Yugoslavia 3-0 and to by Holland 5-1.
But when the competition started, Milutinovic's side stunned Spain by 3-2 in their first game, defeated Bulgaria 1-0 in their second but lost 3-1 to Paraguay in a game that was academic.
The Super Eagles were outclassed in the round of 16 against Denmark after losing by 4-1.
And there have been off-the-pitch issues that came up after their dismal performance against the Scandinavian nation.
Taribo West recently revealed some players brought women into the camp before the crucial fixture against Denmark.
And Amokachi has also come out to share part of the experience that led to the team's ouster at the tournament.
“The squad team that featured at the France 1998 World Cup was the worst Eagles side I have ever played in,” the 1994 AFCON winner said.
“There were lots of rows in the team. Some officials were instigating coaches and also players.
“The only good thing at that World Cup was the win against Spain. And after the spark of the 90 minutes against Spain, we went back to the problems that have been affecting the team.”
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Odion Ighalo has opened that the legendary Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu sent words of encouragement after he joined Man United on loan.
The Nigerian striker joined the Reds Devils on the last day of the January transfer window and has never failed to impress.
But the 30-year-old was heavily criticized from all quarters due to the fact he was playing in a lower league in China.
However, so far, the former Watford striker has scored four goals in eight appearances for United and has proven his worth to club boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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