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Nigeria-Argentina World Cup romance in Russia

*Paired for the fifth time in World Cup finals

 State Kremlin Palace in Moscow was the historic venue where the 2018 World Cup draws were conducted which for the fifth time is pitching Nigeria versus Argentina again. Russia will enjoy the outcome of this sixth outing.

Nigeria is paired in a group with Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in the Group D of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

The west Africans and 2013 African champions will start their quest for glory against Croatia in Kaliningrad on 16th June, 2018.

Super Eagles will play La Albiceleste for the fifth time in the group stage of the World Cup. Previous fixtures had been in 1994, 2002, 2010, 2014 editions.

Shortly before the 2018 draws, Nigeria defeated Jorge Sampaoli’s men 4-2 in a friendly encounter at the Krasnodar Stadium in November.

However, reactions have been flooding the corridors of Twitter where football enthusiasts are expressing their reactions. The reactions has been mixed. Many people are afraid of a defeat with Lionel Messi in good shape. He did not play in the friendly where the Eagles had an edge.

Fair World Cup Draw for the Super Eagles — Victor Ikpeba (@V_Ikpeba)

Iceland and not Argentina are @NGSuperEagles ‘ biggest threat. Fantastic draw and with adequate preparations, we should go as far as the semi-final. Go for gold Nigeria! #WorldCupDraw pic.twitter.com/WtQkU7qZcY — Mutiu Adepoju (@MutiuAdepoju8)

If you want to be the Best,you have to Beat the Best . pic.twitter.com/J0gIy6XljG — John Ogu (@ogujohnugo)

Good Draw— IDEYE BROWN (MON) (@OfficialIdeye)

Nigeria vs Argentina is the Arsenal vs Bayern Munich of the World Cup.#WorldCupDraw — Solace Chukwu (@TheOddSolace)

Excited about our group. The Journey wouldn’t be without challenges but with hardwork, preparation and focus we will do our thing #WorldcupDraw#WorldCup2018 #SoarSuperEagles #ProudlyNigerian — Elderson Echiejile (@EldersonEch)

Time for the Super Eagles to break the jinx against Argentina. I see us having a stroll to the next round. Croatia and Iceland are no pushovers though.#WorldCupDraw — ‘Shina Oludare (@sportingshina)

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