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Gallant Super Eagles Out Of World Cup, Argentina Progress

Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (C) and Nigeria’s midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo vie for the ball.Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP Nigeria are out of the World Cup after failing to overcome Argentina in their Group D clash at the St Petersburg Stadium.

LIVE UPDATES: Nigeria 0-1 Argentina (2nd H) – Super Eagles Fight For World Cup Progress

Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (C) dribbles past Nigeria’s defender Leon Balogun (L) and Nigeria’s midfielder Onyinye Ndidi (R) during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg

2018 World Cup: Rohr reveals why Super Eagles will not surprise Argentina

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that his team cannot surprise Argentina again. Both countries will meet on June 26 in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, few months after Nigeria beat the South

2018 World Cup: Mourinho reveals goalkeeper Argentina will use against Nigeria

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that his second-choice goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, with be in between the poles when Argentina face Nigeria and other countries in a crucial Group D game at the 2018 World Cup. If this is

2018 World Cup: Atletico Madrid coach, Diego Simeone gives verdict on Nigeria, Argentina, others

Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has given his verdict on Group D teams that include Argentina, Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland ahead of this year’s World Cup in Russia. Simeone said Croatia will be Argentina’s toughest opponent in the group, adding

2018 World Cup: Bonfrere Jo gives Gernot Rohr tips to beat Argentina

Former Super Eagles coach, Johannes Bonfrere has provided the coaching crew of the Super Eagles of Nigeria with tips on how to beat Argentina ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. According to Bonfrere, Nigeria can avoid a defeat

2018 World Cup: Messi reveals what Argentina must do to reach final

Argentina and Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has disclosed what his country’s national team must do in order to reach the 2018 World Cup final in Russia. The 30-year-old believes that for the Albiceleste to play at the World Cup final

Russia 2018 World Cup: Messi seeks Gonzalo Higuain’s return to Argentina squad

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has supported the decision of the Argentine Football Association boss, Claudio Tapia, who asked coach Sampaoli to recall striker, Gonzalo Higuaín to the national team ahead of the next year’s World Cup in Russia, following the

Argentina v Nigeria: Mascherano reveals why he didn’t play well in 4-2 loss

Barcelona defender, Javier Mascherano has opened up on why he did not play well in the grade A friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina in Russia last month. Nigeria defeated the South American giants 4-2 in the international friendly in

Russia 2018: Messi reveals what will happen to him if Argentina fails to win World Cup

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has declared that he and his Argentina teammates will “have to disappear” if by next year, they fail to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Argentina last won a major championship in 1993 when they

Russia 2018 World Cup: Messi breaks silence on Argentina playing Nigeria in group D

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has broken silence on the World Cup draw which pitted Argentina and Nigeria in the same Group D. Messi, who has faced Nigeria several times at youth and senior level, is wary of the Super Eagles,

2018 World Cup: Nigerian players not stable, predictable – Argentina legend, Veron

Former Argentina legendary midfielder, Juan Sebastien Veron, has described the Super Eagles as unpredictable following the 2018 World Cup draw that pitched the South American in the same Group D with Nigeria. Veron said he was not comfortable with the

2018 World Cup: I’m not comfortable having Nigeria in same group with Argentina – Coach Valdano

Argentine World Cup-winning striker, Jorge Valdano says he is not comfortable with Argentina’s group at the 2018 World Cup where they have Nigeria, Iceland and Croatia. Valdano, a former Real Madrid and Valencia manager also stated that his country’s recent

Arsenal react to Super Eagles draw with Argentina

Premier League side, Arsenal, has reacted to the draw of Nigeria and Argentina in the same group; reminding the Albicelestes that they were beaten by the Super Eagles in an international friendly last month in Krasnodar, Southern Russia. The Gunners