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Old Nov 19th 2013, 07:29 PM
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Default Re: African football's World Cup aspirations

Originally Posted by NickKIELCEPoland View Post
Because over 20 years ago football experts were expecting Africa to start competing with Europe and South America at the top. Instead, they have plateau'd, and only reached 2 more quarter-finals since then, to the surprise of football experts everywhere. Nothing to do with who is the biggest underdog of CONCACAF, Australasia or Africa, and that's why I didn't mention underdogism in the thread title, or OP.
Every expert prediction about Africa over the last century (politics, economics, sociology, etc) has turned out to be categorically wrong - so wrong as to be 100% opposite of actual reality.

Why anyone would expect 'football' expert predictions about Africa would be any different is beyond me.
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