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Odegbami, Chukwu blame Rohr, players for Eagles ouster

The much-hyped Super Eagles Russia 2018 World Cup campaign came to an abrupt end Tuesday night when the Nigerian team fell 1-2 to Argentina in the epic final Group D match at St Petersburg. It was a match the Nigerians needed at least a draw to keep their World Cup dream alive. Somehow, after the Super Eagles put up a show that kept Nigerians hoping that perhaps time had come to put a halt to Argentina’s dominance over the Super Eagles. They held on to a 1-1 scoreline till the 85th minute when the bubble burst. It wasn’t s Lionel Messi’s strike. Not Aguero’s nor Higuain’s! It was Marcus Rojo’s unstoppable strike in the 85th minute that did the damage. For the Eagles and their travelling fans it was a dream 5 minutes too far.

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