Maradona wants Argentina return after Nigeria upset


In the aftermath of Argentina’s 2-4 loss to Nigeria, Argentina and world football legend Diego Armando Maradona has offered to return as coach of the side.

Nigeria rallied back from two goals down to defeat the former world champions after the duo of Ever Banega and Sergio Aguero gave them an early 2-0 lead.

Maradona took to Instagram to expressed his dissatisfaction about the team performance and offered to come back to coach the team.

He compared his record to previous coaches who have managed Argentina.

Writing on Instagram: “Who won more? Make your own conclusions. I am furious because they are throwing away our prestige, but it is not the fault of the lads. I want to return.”

His win ratio of 75% surpassed all coaches who have coached Argentina since Luis Menotti’s reign in 1965.

Maradona earned 91 caps for Argentina as a
player and led the national team between 2008 and 2010, until he was sacked following their elimination from the 2010 World Cup at the quarter-final stage.


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