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Sport How African teams can break World Cup jinx – Bora Milutinovic

10:11  14 june  2018
10:11  14 june  2018 Source:   goal.com

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  How African teams can break World Cup jinx – Bora Milutinovic © Provided by Goal.com Former Nigeria coach Bora Milutinovic has proffered solutions on how African teams can break the jinx of not winning the Fifa World Cup.

Since the inception of the competition in 1930, the ultimate prize has been a near-impossible task for the continent achieve.

Cameroon (1990), Senegal (2002), Ghana (2010) produced Africa’s best ever finish in the history of the championship till date – finishing as quarterfinalists.

And with the 21st edition of the international football tournament set to kick-off on Thursday, the veteran tactician has given useful tips on what must be done to break the age-long spell.

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Serbian Bora Milutinovic has more experience than any other manager at this summer's World Cup . He has been in charge of four different teams at the previous four tournaments. Milutinovic will set a record with his fifth team at this summer's finals.

As we continue our look at the stories behind the records made at the FIFA World Cup , FIFA.com hears from Bora Milutinovic , who took a staggering five different national teams from three different continents to the World Cup finals. ‘There is nothing like the World Cup ,’ said Bora Milutinovic .

“To be world champion, it's necessary to have a good team of course, but it is especially important to have a good general spirit. The "Team Spirit",” Milutinovic told Goal.

“There must also be accountability for everyone. There are many things necessary to go to the end in such a high competition: to be efficient, to have experience, a good coach.

“Many things can make a difference. That's why I always say that football skills are not enough. It's a whole package.

“Everything has to be put together so that the players can express themselves in the best way. We need to surround ourselves with competent people and work with young players upstream.

“Build a group. I am not an expert on African football, but I know that all these things have to be put together so that a team can triumph at the highest level.”

Quotes supplied by Naim Beneddra

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