Great to see Diego Maradona's passion, although he has to work hard to remedy his side's defensive shortcomings.
Then a thriller between Greece and Nigeria which ended 2-1 to the Greeks, their first ever win in the World Cup. A thrilling game by 2 teams that, while not considered football powerhouses, illustrated the beauty of the World Cup. The sending off of Nigeria's Sani Kaita in the 33rd minute for his irresponsible and unsportsmanlike conduct was a hammer blow from which the Nigerians never recovered.
To all of those talking about the "most boring" World Cup ever, it's just starting to warm up Africa's winter.