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Maradona focused on the present

Diego Maradona wants his Argentina team to stay focused on the job at hand rather than worry about who they may or may not meet later on in the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The South Americans took a major step towards qualification from Group B with a commanding display against Korea Republic on Thursday as Gonzalo Higuain scored the first hat-trick of the competition in a 4-1 win in Johannesburg.

"We've seen my team play, we have evaluated the players, we've taken a look at what may be in store for us, but we want to concentrate and go on playing this way," said Maradona. "We want to follow this path. We don't want to think so much about possible opponents and other teams we could perhaps meet afterward. I think the competition as such is important and also to have a certain competition amongst the players to see how we work as a team in the World Cup instead of looking at the other teams."

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megacardo5004d ago

Maradona is a way better manager than people thinks. He is different, but respected in the squad¨. He can take Argentina all the way!

sokrates5004d ago

He smiles and are happy when they win. But he has no idea of what to do when Argentina struggles. Lets hope they play well, or Maradona will strip himself naked.

donb5004d ago

No doubt! Maradona is the best...

sokrates5004d ago

But only as a player.He is no coach!

megacardo5004d ago

Evrybody says his a bad manager. Why? He is a clown, but so are Mourinho. He qualified Argentina for the World Cup, and are taking them easily to the 16th finals. So who are you to tell he is a bad coach. A coach lives on results. Lets see about Maradona!

RedDevils5004d ago

it all come down to luck lol

TheJack5004d ago

If you are gonna win the WC you have to be lucky.

Pacman3215004d ago

He has an easy job!
With a team like argentina anyone could manage them