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Reason Why I Will Never Apologize To Nigerians For The 2010 World Cup Miss – Aiyegbeni Says



Yakubu Aiyegbeni has stated emphatically that he will never tender an apology to Nigerians over the goal he missed against South Korea at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

After losing their opening two games against Argentina and Greece in Group B at the 2010 World Cup, Nigerians were expecting the Super Eagles to do well against South Korea in last tie.

Despite been impressive in the encounter against South Korea on 22 June, 2010, the Super Eagles only got 2-2 draw after the final whistle.

However, many Nigerians are still battling to come to terms reason that made Aiyegbeni to miss what could have been the winner for the Super Eagles.

How did it happen?

Aiyegbeni got an incredible pass from Okocha inside the 18 yard box with 10 minutes to the end of the game, but the former Premier League striker who had only the goalkeeper to beat was unable to score. According to the video spotted on Twitter, Aiyegbeni explained that he won’t apologise because he actually wanted to score.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni’s reaction about miss against South Korea “I cannot apologize because it was not a deliberate miss. I seriously wanted to score. “But it wasn’t to be. So many strikers have missed chances too, and nobody will apologize so I won’t.”

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