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World Cup: Argentina to face Italy, Spain in friendlies

Two- time world champions, Argentina, will begin their preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with two friendly matches in March against Italy and Spain.

World Cup: Super Eagles can’t beat ‘fantastic Croatia’ in Russia – Robert Prosinecki

Croatia legend, Robert Prosinecki, believes his country’s current team possesses the quality to beat Nigeria and the other teams in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Super Eagles to face real Argentina squad – Tunde Disu

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Tunde Disu, says the Super Eagles should be ready to face the real Albiceleste of Argentina at the World Cup.

Why Argentina lost to Super Eagles – Javier Mascherano

Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano has blamed the team’s poor second half display for their 4-2 defeat in Tuesday’s friendly game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Football stakeholders hail Super Eagles’ remarkable 4-2 victory over Argentina

More football stakeholders on Wednesday hailed the remarkable performance of the Super Eagles, after their hard-earned victory over the Albiceleste of Argentina in the international friendly match at Krasnodar, Russia.

Nigeria’s William Troost Ekong unfazed by Argentina test

Nigerian defender William Troost-Ekong has issued a warning to the Argentine national squad ahead of their international friendly on Tuesday.

WCQ: Nigeria were scared of us – Algerian coach Rabah Madjer

Algerian national team coach Rabah Madjer says the Super Eagles of Nigeria were scared of them after playing to a 1-1 draw on Friday.

NFF confirm Super Eagles friendly against Argentina in Russia

Nigeria will take on Argentina in a high-profile international friendly in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday, 14 November, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.

Rocky road for Higuain to resurrect Argentina career

On the night Lionel Messi sensationally booted Argentina into next year's World Cup finals in Russia, Gonzalo Higuain was watching thousands of kilometres away in Turin.

Who needs what for World Cup qualification

A World Cup without Lionel Messi. That is the very real prospect facing Argentina, who face already-eliminated Ecuador at altitude on Tuesday.

Argentina fret over possible World Cup without Lionel Messi

Argentina awoke on Friday to the horrifying possibility of a World Cup without the “world’s best player”, Lionel Messi, AFP reports.

Argentina’s Sampaoli denies rift with Messi

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has denied rumours of a rift with star player Lionel Messi on the eve of their crucial World Cup qualifier against Venezuela.

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