The World Cup high Voltage match between Nigeria and Argentina is now on screen. It is one of the high demanding match to the football lovers. Argentina starting the championship with a poor history in the qualifying round but they are considered as the favorite to win the championship.
However the D group match taken place in Krestovsky Stadium, Russia. The Tuesday match will be played at 19:00. BBC, Fox sports, ITV will cover the most interesting match in all over the world.
Argentina met total 8 times in before with Nigeria, where they won 5 games over them. Nigeria won 2 clash against them and one result draw. Argentina being the group leader but the Nigeria also hoping to promote the next level. See in below the match preview and the prediction.
Tournament: Russia World Cup, 2018
Match VS: Nigeria v Argentina
Date of event: 26th June, 2018
Local Time: 19:00
ground: Krestovsky Stadium
Address: Futbolnaya Alleya, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia
Seat Capacity: 64,287
TV network: BBC, ITV, Fox sports, Sony TV
Nigeria WC Fixture
16th June – Croatia
22nd June – Iceland
26th June – Argentina
Argentina WC Fixture
16th June – Iceland
21st June – Croatia
26th June – Nigeria
Nigeria win: 2
Argentina win: 5
Nigeria World Cup Squad
GOALKEEPERS: Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United), Francis Uzoho (Deportivo Fabril).
DEFENDERS : Chidozie Awaziem (Nantes), William Ekong (Bursaspor), Leon Balogun (FSV Mainz), Olaoluwa Aina (Hull City), Kenneth Omeruo (Kasimpasa), Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm), Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor), Tyronne Ebuehi (Ado Den Haag), Stephen Eze (Lokomotiv Plovdiv), Elderson Echiejile (Cercle Brugge).
MIDFIELDERS: Mikel John Obi (Tianjin Teda), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester), Oghenekaro Etebo (Las Palmas), John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor), Uche Agbo (Standard Liege), Mikel Agu (Bursaspor), Joel Obi (Torino).
FORWARDS: Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon (Gent), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Odion Ighalo (Changchun Yatai), Kelechi Iheanacho (both Leicester), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Simeon Nwankwo (Crotone),Junior Lokosa (Kano Pillars).
Argentina World Cup Squad
GOALKEEPERS: Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Franco Armani (River Plate),Nahuel Guzman (Tigres Monterrey), Wilfredo Caballero (Chelsea)
DEFENDERS : Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Nicolas Taglafico (Ajax), Javier Mascherano (Hebei Fortune), Federico Fazio (Roma), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), German Pezzella (Fiorentina), Ramiro Funes Mori (Everton), Cristian Ansaldi (Torino), Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica),
MIDFIELDERS: Giovani Lo Celso (both Paris St-Germain), Enzo Perez (River Plate), Manuel Lanzini (West Ham), Ever Banega, Guido Pizarro (both Sevilla), Lucas Biglia (AC Milan), Leandro Paredes (Zenit St Petersburg), Angel Di María, Pablo Perez, Cristian Pavon (both Boca Juniors), Maximiliano Meza (Independiente), Rodrigo Battaglia (Sporting Lisbon), Ricardo Centurion (Racing).
FORWARDS: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Diego Perotti (Roma), Lautaro Martinez (Racing), Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala (both Juventus), Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan),
Prediction: Nigeria 1-2 Argentina
Argentina undoubtedly favorite to win the match. Their World Cup campaign is quite good. But Friendlies was so poor against Spain. However the was different as their Atom bomb Messi was missing the game because of injury. But Messi is very aggressive to win the title this season as it is the last world Cup of the forward.
Nigeria not be neglected at all. Last year they dismissed Argentina by 4-2 score. It was friendly clash so far. The both side also met in the WC field in the previous, where The Eagles defeated Argentina. So anything is possible in the game.
Leave a Reply