February 24, 2018

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Football enthusiasts are buzzing across social media after Nigeria sealed an emphatic 4-2 win over Argentina in Tuesday's friendly encounter.

Goals from Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Brian Idowu gave the Eagles a much-needed victory ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.

It turned out that the last match against Algeria in the qualifying tournament for the World Cup was held when we already qualified, " Rohr told Sport Express Russia.

And the win has left fans buzzing after the Super Eagles started their preparation for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation on a high.

At the last World Cup in Brazil, the Super Eagles missed a training session in protest over pay, forcing the Nigerian government to send then-sports minister Tammy Danagogo to Brazil with millions of dollars in cash.

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Golden Tate caught six passes for 97 yards and a score, while cornerback Nevin Lawson returned a fumble 44 yards for a touchdown. The Lions answered back with a pair of touchdowns to take a 31-24 lead with just under 11 minutes remaining in the game .

"It is good victory for us but it doesn't mean we've become favorites to win the World Cup".

"We are very happy and excited with this development", said Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel. We stay humble and realise we have more work to do.

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital in Krasnodar after he fainted inside the dressing room during the friendly against Nigeria.

Troost-Ekong (7/10) - Solid as ever in Eagles defence. He ought to take the blame for the second goal against Nigeria due to his bad positioning. He gave a decent out against Argentina.

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