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Read the passage below and answer the question that follows:'Spineless teams take early flight back to their bases', screamed a newspaper rider, a couple of days to the round of last 16 of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. That was not a fair assessment of the 16 countries taking the exit from the original 32. The only exception perhaps is the Super Eagles whose display in the last two matches they played against Greece and South Korea was awful. After two weeks of the tournament, half of the participants must be eliminated one way or the other, irrespective of whether or not the eliminated teams are spineless. The description is sweeping, considering that many of the teams actually put up spirited performance but still fell. Ill-luck, you could say, played a part. But not for Nigeria that had 60% of its qualification for the next round performed for them by Argentina, but still couldn't deliver the 40% of beating South Korea. And that is after being presented with gaping opportunities begging to be converted to goals. In the last two matches such chances were up to four, one of them qualifying as the worst miss in the history of the world cup. If it is an achievement to be in the Guinness Book of Records, the Super Eagles cannot be found wanting.The writer's opinion of the newspaper rider is _______.

Options

A) critical

B) dismissive

C) condemning

D) Affirmative


The correct answer is A.


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