“It is going to be tough. Yet, the Super Eagles could make it through the group stage.”
These were the position of former Super Eagles handler Austine Eguaevon and striker Odion Ighalo as the Super Eagles have been peered with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in the group D at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Both Eguaevon and Ighalo said they have confidence that Nigeria will go far in the World “With discipline , focus and determination. There seems to be no easy group, checking with Groups A – H, each group is equipped with top teams from all across the continents. Nigeria is good in that group.”
Meanwhile there are some intriguing stories coming out of the Final Draw after its conclusion with Nigeria facing Argentina yet again.
Argentina and Nigeria meet again in the group stages, as they did in 2002 and 2010and 2014.
Nigeria will play against Croatia in the first ever Senior international match, while the smallest Nation ever to qualify for a World Cup will play against Nigeria also in Group D.
The only newcomers, Iceland, will play two-time winners Argentina in their first World Cup finals match