Nigeria on Friday in Moscow drew Argentina for the fifth time in six appearances of the Super Eagles at the FIFA World Cup finals.
"We have to prepare well for our opening game (vs Croatia)".
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Friday's Final Draw for the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup took place at the State Kremlin Palace.
Prior to winning the World Cup at the last edition in Brazil, Joachim Low's side struggled against African oppositions when Miroslav Klose came off the bench to secure a 2-2 draw against Ghana.
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The 64-year-old also recommended that the Super Eagles play a series of friendly matches with teams who play similar game patterns with their rivals in the World Cup group stage. "We can not surprise them like we did the last time, and now they will play with (Lionel) Messi", he added.
They beat Bulgaria in 1994, Spain in 1998, and Bosnia in 2014, drawing with England 2002, and will be aiming for at least four points heading into their final fixture against Argentina.
Speaking on the strongest team in Group D Argentina, Dalic said: "I wanted to avoid Argentina, namely the two, three strong teams".
"You can't have a better welcome, " Hallgrimsson said, acknowledging that "there are a lot of romantic things in our heads now we start to play Argentina". Egypt and Uruguay complete the group. Spain were thumped 5-1 by the Netherlands while Portugal were routed 4-0 by eventual champions Germany.Читайте также: Member of Trump team directed Russian Federation contacts, says Michael Flynn
Group C - France, Australia, Peru, and Denmark.
On this week's episode of the "NESN Soccer Show", Courtney Cox, Marc DiBenedetto and Marcus Kwesi O'Mard join the debate and determine Group D - Argentina, Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria - deserves the "Group of Death" moniker. In each of the four groups were eight national teams, and unlike in the previous world championships, the groups were not created according to the geographic key.
Group F - Germany, Mexico, Sweden, and South Korea. Same as Poland, Senegal, Colombia and Japan in group H.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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