Nigeria vs Argentina: Super Eagles arrive Russian Federation ahead of friendly clash

Leslie Hanson
November 12, 2017

"We qualified for the World Cup and we are preparing and hope we are going to bring joy and excitement all Nigerian fans", he added.

Sergio Aguero moved past Diego Maradona's goals total for Argentina before vowing to "keep growing" on the worldwide stage.

The goal was the Manchester City star's 35th for his country, moving him ahead of Maradona (34) and level with Hernan Crespo, and leaving him behind only Lionel Messi (61) and Gabriel Batistuta (54).

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived safely in southern Russian city of Krasnodar, ahead of Tuesday's global friendly against the La Albiceleste's of Argentina.

However, Argentina superstar Lionel Messi will not be involved as coach Jorge Sampaoli has decided that the Barcelona forward needs rest after playing against Russian Federation on Saturday.

'I'm happy with the goal and with the victory, we played well and we have to keep growing, ' he said.

Brian Idowu has expressed excitement after he joined up with the Nigeria team in Russian Federation ahead of Tuesday's friendly encounter against Argentina.

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