Russia 2018: Super Eagles to meet Argentina again

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For the 5th time, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn against Argentina, 1998 bronze medal winners, Croatia and new-comers Iceland in Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The draw was held at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, on Friday.

The draw, which was conducted by Diego Maradona, Cafu, Carles Puyol, Gordon Banks and Diego Forlan, revealed that the Super Eagles would play their first game against Croatia.

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Other African representatives -Egypt are in Group A with hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uruguay; Senegal are in Group H with Poland, Colombia and Japan; Morocco are in Group B with Spain, Portugal and Iran and Tunisia are in Group G with Belgium, England and debutantes Panama.

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The opening game of the 2018 World Cup is between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will run from 14 June to 15 July in 11 host cities.

2018 World Cup Groups:

(Group A)
Russia
Uruguay
Egypt
Saudi Arabia

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(Group B)
Portugal
Spain
Iran
Morocco

(Group C)
France
Peru
Denmark
Australia

(Group D)
Argentina
Croatia
Iceland
Nigeria

(Group E)
Brazil
Switzerland
Costa Rica
Serbia

(Group F)
Germany
Mexico
Sweden
South Korea

(Group G)
Belgium
England
Tunisia

(Group H)
Poland
Colombia
Senegal
Japan

 

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