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Cameroon were knocked out by England but famously defeated reigning champions Argentina in the opening game at the 1990 World Cup
Stephen Tataw, the man who captained Cameroon to a landmark place in the 1990 World Cup quarterfinals, died on Friday after an illness, the country's football federation Fecafoot announced.
Tataw was 57.
"Stephen Tataw died this morning in Yaounde following an illness," Fecafoot wrote on Twitter.
Tataw was the Cameroon captain when the team made the last eight at the World Cup in Italy 30 years ago.
They were knocked out by England but famously defeated reigning champions Argentina in the opening game.
Cameroon also saw off Romania and Colombia to become the first African nation to reach the quarterfinals.
Two years earlier, the Indomitable Lions had won the African Cup of Nations with Tataw at the heart of the defence.
Tataw played his club football at home as well as in Japan.
After retiring, he worked with the federation in supervising the national teams.
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