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World Cup: Diego Maradona fears for Argentina against Super Eagles

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his fears for the Albiceleste, stating they will have serious problems against Nigeria if they replicate the performance which saw them draw 1-1 with debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.

Diego Maradona: Don’t blame Lionel Messi for Iceland draw

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has absolved Lionel Messi of blame after the Albiceleste captain missed a penalty in the country’s 1-1 draw against Iceland in their Group D encounter in Moscow on Saturday, at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Christian Chukwu urges Super Eagles to step-up their game

Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, has urged the Super Eagles to step-up their game by putting forward the Nigerian fighting spirit.

World Cup: Jorge Sampaoli backs Lionel Messi to lead Argentina through group stage

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli defended Lionel Messi after the captain erred from the penalty spot in a difficult World Cup debut for 2014's finalists.

Lionel Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against tiny Iceland, as fancied France make their bow in Russia targeting a repeat of their 1998 glory.

Lionel Messi: Argentina’s results will decide if this is my last World Cup

Lionel Messi says he's unsure if this will be his last World Cup, but Argentina's fortunes in Russia could help him make a decision.

Gabriel Batistuta: Argentina can succeed in Russia even without world class players

Legendary Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta has expressed confidence that the Albiceleste can make an impact at this year’s FIFA World Cup despite a lack of superstars.

Javier Mascherano: I hope Argentina can live up to Lionel Messi’s standards

Javier Mascherano believes that Lionel Messi is the key to Argentina's World Cup campaign - but warned he and his team-mates must do everything to help him succeed in Russia.

World Cup: Argentina are not the favourites – Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi views Argentina's impressive collection of star talents as a reason for optimism ahead of a "very even" World Cup.

Joseph Dosu: Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi ‘rift’ baseless

A former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Joseph Dosu, has described the rumoured disagreement between Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi, and teammate, Ogenyi Onazi, as baseless.

Marcos Rojo: Facing Nigeria again at World Cup will be tough

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo has stated that Argentina being drawn with Nigeria again in the same group that also has Croatia and debutant Iceland at the World Cup means it will be tough for the Albiceleste.

Croatia coach laments ‘toughest” Super Eagles

It is 19 days to Nigeria’s opening match against Croatia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and Croatia manager, Zlatko Dalic, admitted Saturday that the Super Eagles will prove the most stringent test for his team in Group D.

World Cup: Wilfred Ndidi admits ‘unbelievable’ chance to represent Nigeria in Russia

Nigeria midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is looking forward to donning the green and white jersey of the country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Hernan Crespo: Football needs Lionel Messi to lift the World Cup

Football needs a Lionel Messi World Cup win more than the Barcelona and Argentina requires global glory, claims Hernan Crespo.

Juan Riquelme: Lionel Messi can win World Cup for Argentina

Former Argentine midfielder Juan Riquelme believes Lionel Messi is capable of winning the FIFA World Cup for the Albiceleste at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia if he stays in good physical condition.

Argentina’s Lionel Messi ruled out of Spain friendly

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Argentina's friendly against Spain on Tuesday after failing to recover from injury, sources in the Argentina camp have confirmed.

Argentina’s Jorge Sampaoli threatens to drop Paulo Dybala, Mauro Icardi from World Cup squad

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has hinted that Paulo Dybala may miss out on the 2018 World Cup squad in Russia after the Juventus forwad failed to improve on his national team performances.

Lionel Messi: This is my last chance to win World Cup

Argentina star Lionel Messi is aware time is fast running out on his international career and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia may be his last chance to win a senior international title.

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