Tuesday, 26 June 2018

2018 World Cup:Super Eagles Of Nigeria to Face Argentina This Evening

By Farombi Oluwaseun &  Ganiyu Ayanniyi

The Super Eagles of Nigeria after they have outstandingly defeated Iceland 2 goals to nil after a surprising performance in the second half of the game that led Ahmed Musa brace in the match. They have been billed to face Argentina today to their complete group stage matches.

Nigeria defeated Iceland through tactical changes made by the Coach Rohr after their match with Croatia, the leader of group D with 6 points. Nigeria is in second position with 3 points, Iceland is in third position with 1 point, and Argentina, 4th with 1 point.

All Nigeria needs is  a point to qualify for the next round if Iceland fails to beat Croatia with multiple goals to nil while Argentina needs to win their match against Nigeria to secure a qualification for the next round.

Speaking with OAU Peeps News Agency, some Nigerians who are also loyalist of Messi gave different views to the match. Reacting to the aforementioned match,Lolu Akinteye , a medical student stated that all he wants is to see Messi  bouncing back against Nigeria.  He further stated that he wants Nigeria to play a 2-2 draw against Argentina(which is all the Eagles need to qualify) with both goals of Argentina coming from the Lion-GOAT.  "Patriotism to Nigeria,Loyalty to Messi", He concluded.

Also,Odii Angela, a pharmacy Student and a loyal fan of Messi

Stated that " It's a different thing if two slots were still open, then I would have gladly supported both. But with Messi involved I choose him.  But then at the same time any country that wins is cool because both teams can't go very far clearly from all we've been seeing "".

Though, Argentina defeated Nigeria 3-2 in the last World Cup Tournament in 2014 while Messi and Musa scored two goals each, also, Nigeria defeated Argentina 4-2 in their last match.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are to face the albiceleste of Argentina in saint Petersburg on today,  Tuesday 26th June 2018 by 7:00pm (West African Time) in the ongoing 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia to know their fate in the ongoing World Cup In Russia

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