Again, Super Eagles face Argentina at 2018 World Cup. -
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were, on Friday, drawn in Group D to play against Iceland, Croatia and nemesis, Argentina in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup scheduled to hold in Russia.
Nigeria and Argentina have faced-off quite a good number of times at the World Cup, but what are the records?
Nigeria faced Argentina four times in the World Cup, lost at all encounters and have not met Ireland and Croatia in the Tourney.
The Super Eagles’ first ever World cup appearance was in 1994 where they found themselves in same group with Maradona-led Argentina side. Argentina Defeated The Super Eagles 2-1.
Other encounters between the Super Eagles and Argentina at the World Cup were : Japan/Korea (2002) , Argentina 1 – 0 Nigeria; South Africa (2010) Argentina 1- 0 Nigeria; Brazil(2014) Argentina 3- 2 Nigeria.
According to the World Football Governing Body, FIFA, The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be heading to the Russia 2018 Football Fiesta as the Team with the Youngest Squad averaged at 24.9 years.
The Super Eagles will play its first game of the prestigious competition against Croatia.
With these Stats, what are the odds of the super Eagles at the forthcoming Mundial?
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