Argentina head coach, Javier Mascherano has attributed his sides defeat to the Flying Eagles of Nigeria to mistakes.
The hosts were eliminated from the competition after succumbing to a 2-0 defeat against the Flying Eagles.
The Young Albiceleste were heavily tipped to make it to the quarter-finals after emerging from the group stage unbeaten.
The South Americans were however overrun by the determined Flying Eagles side who displayed a resilient performance throughout the game.
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“We played the game we had to play and it couldn’t happen,”Mascherano was quoted by the Argentine official football website.
” Football is like that, sometimes it gives you and sometimes it takes away. Today we have to congratulate Nigeria.
“The team tried anyway, we have nothing to blame because the boys left everything.”
“Unfortunately the two mistakes we had ended in a goal.”
This article was updated 4 months ago