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Korea insist on World Cup team

By Ben Efe
August 11 friendly South Korea football federation has insisted that Nigeria, parade the same players that featured in the 2010 World Cup group B encounter in a proposed August 11 international friendly in Seoul, South Korea.

Nigerian striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni fumble infront of South Korea goal post in South Africa. The Korean are insisting on taking the Eagles again
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) technical committee chairman Dominic Iorfa confirmed the development yesterday, adding that the Koreans want at least half of the Eagles squad that played in South Africa otherwise there will be no match.

He said that the NFF was taking the match seriously and would soon meet to take action on the Korea request.

South Korea showed Nigeria the exit door at SA 2010 in their last group B match in Durban. Nigeria had gone ahead, but the Koreans equalised and took the lead.

They were heading for victory until Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored from the spot to level the game. Yakubu missed a begging chance in that match.

Nigeria and Korea so far in their encounters have played four times, with the Asians winning two and the other two ended in a draw, the last one being the group B World Cup match in Durban.


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