Argentina will be hoping they can beat Nigeria to stand a chance of reaching the next round of the ongoing FIFA World Cup championship in Russia. The south American team were hammered 3-0 by Group D table toppers Croatia.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has stated clearly that he will not hang his international boots with the Argentina national team until he wins the World Cup title. It means Argentina will have to defeat Nigeria on Tuesday.
Interestingly, Nigeria and Argentina have met in eight matches, including four games at FIFA World Cup group stages, in 1994, 2002, 2010 and 2014, with all fixtures won by the South American side. Nigeria is second on the Group D
The South Americans ended the first half with a goal advantage, but the second stanza, it was Colombia all the way as goals from the duo of Falcao (70th minute) and Cuadrado (75th minute) ensued that the Tricolors are back.
Senegal who are among the African representatives at the 2018 World Cup in Russia were on Sunday, June 24, forced to a 2-2 draw by Japan in their second Group H game. Liverpool striker Sadio Mane scored the first goal for Senegal
The 64-year-old Franco-German revealed this in a video 2:02 minutes clip posted on the Super Eagles official Twitter handle on Sunday, that they will do everything humanly possible to be focused for the cracker on Tuesday.
The Egypt international suffered a career-threatening injury against the Los Blancos in last month final in Kiev, Ukraine after cropping a shoulder dislocation following a collision with Real Madrid’s defender Sergio Ramos.
Former world champions England have qualified for the round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia after beating Panama 6-1 in their second Group G game on Sunday, June 24. Harry Kane scored three goals in this tie.
The Croatian has enjoyed the privileges of winning the Champions League three times was with the Los Blancos as well as other domestic and international awards. He is the fifth player from his country to play for Real Madrid.
Nigerian goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has confirmed that the Super Eagles are ready for their next game against Argentina at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. A win for the Super Eagles will send them to the next round.
the 32-year-old took to the social media to announce the cheering news, less than 24-hours after the Super Eagles’ defeated Iceland 2-0 at the ongoing Fifa World Cup in Russia. Interestingly, Ikeme has been undergoing chemotherapy
The report further revealed that the duo of Mascherano and striker Cristian Pavon almost exchanged blows in the dressing room, moments after the embarrassing defeat by Croatia after the former blasted shot-stopper Willy Caballero
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa has confirmed his readiness to face Argentina in Super Eagles' last Group D match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup going on in Russia. The ex Kano Pillars forward scored twice against Iceland on Friday.
Defending World Cup champions Germany on Saturday, June 23, came down from a goal down to beat Sweden 2-1 to keep their hopes of reaching round of 16 at the 2018 World Cup alive. Toni Kroos scored the winner for Germany.
However, to achieve that they must overcome three-time African champions, Nigeria and equally pray that Iceland don’t get a positive result against Croatia’s Blazers who have booked passage to the Last 16 round with six points.
The highly-experienced football manager was unhappy with the Les Blues midfielder after the Red Devils were nailed 2-0 by Tottenham in February. The French star stopped enjoying first 11 action in two Uefa Champions League games
Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has revealed latest update on his health condition claiming that his cancer is in complete remission. The 32-year-old took to his official Instagram page to confirm the latest development.
Mexico have qualified for the round of 16 stages at the FIFA 2018 World Cup going on in Russia after beating South Korea 2-1 in their second Group F game on Saturday, June 23. Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored the two goals.
The report further revealed that the Galaticos have a massive release clause of about €700 million on the talented forward, who struggled to make the Los Blancos first eleven under former boss, Zinedine Zidane.
Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored a brace each against Tunisia on Saturday as Belgium sealed their qualification in the Round of 16 after a 4-1 win at Spartak Stadium, Moscow. The encounter saw the European side score the first
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa has joined Africa’s leading top scorers in the history of the Fifa World Cup after netting a brace against Iceland in Nigeria’s 2-0 over Iceland at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod.
A victory in the last group matches for both Iceland and Argentina would see both teams on 4 points (The Blazers’ would emerge top of the group standing with 6 points but the Eagles’ would be at the bottom of the log on 3 points).