Russia 2018: Nigeria draws Argentina again at FIFA World Cup

Super Eagles of Nigeria was on Friday drawn against two –time world champions Argentina in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

In a ceremony held at the state Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Nigeria was drawn in group D alongside the South American powerhouse, Croatia and debutants Iceland.

Nigeria had met Argentina in four previous editions of the tournament and lost by odd goal on each occasion.

However, Nigeria defeated Argentina 4-2 in a friendly last month.

Hosts Russia will meet Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament on June 14.

The pairings:

Group A: RUSSIA, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay

Group B: PORTUGAL, Spain, Morocco, Iran

Group C: FRANCE, Australia, Peru, Denmark

Group D: ARGENTINA, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria

Group E: BRAZIL, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia,

Group F: GERMANY, Mexico, Sweden, Korea Republic

Group G: BELGIUM, Panama, Tunisia, England

Group H: POLAND, Senegal, Colombia, Japan
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