Episode: A Very Curious Match and the Sad Story of Femi Opabunmi

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A Very Curious Match and the Sad Story of Femi Opabunmi
Was the Malta team that lost 12-1 to Spain in 1983 the victim of a doping scandal? Malta's Carmel Busuttil dismisses claims that they were drugged by contaminated lemons. Nigeria's Femi Opabunmi tells us how his career was cut short after losing the sight in one eye. Canada's international goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe discusses her decision to play for a men's team. And we travel to Minsk to find out if BATE Borisov's domination is damaging for football in Belarus. (Picture: Spain's 1983 international team pose for cameras ahead of their European championship against Malta - Getty)

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