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Russia 2018 World Cup: Nigeria To Play Argentina For Record 5th Time

 

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in the same group as Argentina for the 2018 World Cup.

It is a record fifth time Nigeria will draw Argentina at a FIFA World Cup.

Other countries in Group D are Iceland and Croatia.

Nigeria first met Argentina at its first ever FIFA World Cup appearance in 1994, losing a tight game that ended 2-1.

Both countries met again in 1998, 2002 and 2014.

The mundial will begin on Thursday, June 14.

2018 WORLD CUP GROUPS

GROUP  A GROUP B GROUP C GROUP D GROUP E GROUP F GROUP G GROUP H
Russia Portugal France Argentina Brazil Germany Belgium Poland
Saudi Arabia Spain Australia Iceland Switzerland Mexico Panama Senegal
Egypt Morocco Peru Croatia Costa Rica Sweden Tunisia Colombia
Uruguay Iran Denmark Nigeria Serbia South Korea England Japan

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