Former Nigeria international Emeka Ezeugo has revealed the role he played which saw Victor Ikpeba make the squad to the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States, Completesports.com reports.
Ezeugo disclosed this in an interview on Brila FM on Sunday.
Both Ezeugo and Ikpeba were included in the Eagles 22-man squad to the 1994 World Cup.
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While Ezeugo only played in one game, coming on as a second half substitute in the 3-0 opening group game win against Bulgaria, Ikpeba was on the bench throughout the tournament.
Ikpeba went on to represent Nigeria at the 1998 World Cup, scoring the only goal in the 1-0 win against Bulgaria in the second group game.
“I was responsible for Victor Ikpeba going to the World Cup,” Ezeugo said.
“On the night before we travelled to the United States, Victor was told he is not going to the World Cup, that (Tijani)…
Source: Complete Sports