Sunday Oliseh admits that if you played clean against Diego Maradonna you had ‘no chance’

Oliseh Sunday of Nigeria competes for the ball with Diego Maradona of Argentina FIFA World Cup 1994 match between Argentina and Niger at Foxboro Stadium on June 25, 1994 in Foxborough, Massachusetts, United States.
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Sunday Oliseh has told FourFourTwo that Diego Maradona was unplayable – if you tried to play "clean" against him.

The Nigeria legend lined up against Maradona in the 1994 World Cup for the Super Eagles, losing 2-1 in the end. This was Maradona's last World Cup as a player and marked the first of many times that Argentina would draw Nigeria at the tournament. 

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.

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