What Happened In Nigerian Versus India 100 - 1

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I remembered when i was young i was told this story that India was banned from playing world cup because they played with some kind of mysterious magic that made Nigerian players see horrible animals while playing, so India won the match by 100 - 1. 
After the victory, India was banned.
But it was just a mere story and something of such never occurred in football history.


Another was that Indian players agitated that they play with barefoot after FIFA banned playing ball with barefoot, so India backed out of world cup since then. 

Though people might have belived the story but the popular belief that the Indian team refused to play because they were not allowed to play barefoot is not entirely true, according to the then Indian captain Sailen Manna, it was just a story to cover up the disastrous decision of the AIFF (All India Football Federation).  The team has never since come close to qualifying for the World Cup.

So rumors about India using some sort of magic during Nigeria Vs India Match is all made up story. India also has cricket as their main sports just like USA have basketball as the major sports and Nigeria have football as major sports.

India have never participated in the FIFA World Cup, though the team did qualify for the World Cup in 1950 after all the other nations in their qualification group withdrew. However, India themselves withdrew prior to the tournament beginning.

Reason being that
According to India's Sports Illustrated magazine, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced that the team would not attend the World Cup, citing "disagreements over team selection, and insufficient practice time." However, as Kaushik Bandyopadhyay, associate editor of the journal Soccer and Society, put it Sports Illustrated:


A careful study reveals that beneath the apparent financial difficulties given as cause of withdrawal lay the AIFF's unusual failure to appreciate the importance of participating in the Cup, despite assurances from the organizing committee to bear a major part of the tour expenses.


So i hoped i have been able to answer

-why did india back out of world cup
-Did india get banned from world cup?
-Did india use magic during Nigerian Versus India
-Did india play football on barefoot

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