Former Tremendous Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, has vowed that he gained’t apologise to Nigerians over the open purpose he missed throughout the 2010 FIFA World Cup Group B match between Nigeria and South Korea in South Africa.
Aiyegbeni missed an outstanding likelihood to place Nigeria forward on the must-win group tie at Durban Stadium on June 22, 2010.
Many Nigerians have been offended with the previous Everton and Portsmouth star over the miss.
However Aiyebeni is now saying that he can not apologise to Nigerians as a result of it wasn’t a deliberate miss.
Talking on the event after over a decade, Aiyebeni advised NationTV on Wednesday: “I gained’t apologise in any respect. Why ought to I? I’ve scored so many objectives for Nigeria too. I’ve sacrificed so much for the nation. Did anybody apologise to me?
“I can not apologise as a result of it was not a deliberate miss. I critically wished to attain.
“However it wasn’t to be. So many strikers have missed probabilities too, and no one will apologise so I gained’t.”
Ayegbeni performed for numerous golf equipment in Europe, together with Maccabi Haifa, Portsmouth, Middlesbrough and Everton.
The 38-year-old retired from soccer in 2017.