Three things to look out for when Nigeria face Argentina

Leslie Hanson
November 14, 2017

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has revealed the possible dates he is hoping the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play tune up games for the World Cup.

Ibitoye confirmed the return of skipper Mikel Obi for today's game after he was rested for the final 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria.

A subsequent tweet from the Seleccion Argentina account said Messi would not be going to Krasnodar and would instead head back to Barcelona.

Uzoho, who plays with La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna, said he was happy to be in the team and ready to take his chance when presented with the opportunity.

"And the fact that our away travels were always direct on chartered flights made sure we had very good recovery period between games".

"The game will start at 7pm local time, which is 5pm in Nigeria", Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye informed.

Messi was given permission to go back to Spain after playing from the start against World Cup host Russian Federation in a friendly on Saturday.

-Eagles to play with a three-man defence against Argentina.

Eagles who picked the ultimate prize, also went unbeaten in the group stage, and finished as leaders of group "B" with 14 points, six ahead of second-placed Zambia.

The South Americans have been hugely inconsistent in the past 12 months and have appeared short of inspiration during Messi's absences.

Argentina have the edge with five wins, one loss and one draw against the three-time African champions.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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