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Nigeria vs Argentina: Eagles face tough hurdle against Albiceleste



-Nigeria takes on Argentina in an international football friendly game today.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles ready for tough test against ‘Messiless’ Argentina.

The much anticipated friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Argentine national team will be played today in Krasnodar, Russia.

The game will kick off by 5:30 pm Nigerian time.

Both teams will be using the friendly game to fine tune preparations for the Russia 2018 World cup tournament.

Officials have also confirmed team captain, Mikel Obi will return to the Eagles starting lineup after he was rested for Friday’s dead rubber game in Algeria although Argentina’s Lionel Messi would not be in the line up to face the Eagles.

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But stars including Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala of Juventus are expected to line up for Argentina in the game against the Super Eagles.

As earlier reported by Naija News, the Eagles have already landed in Russia via chartered flight on Saturday from Algeria.

Maximum changes of six players per team will be allowed for this match according to the organizers.

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Updated on  January 8, 2018 at 8:55 am