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NFF, Super Eagles agree World Cup bonuses to avoid another pay strike

15 November 2017, 01:26 | Nina Mathis

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William Troost-Ekong I am not scared of any opposition at the World Cup

Argentina staggered through their World Cup qualifying campaign, only clinching their place at the finals with a 3-1 win in Ecuador in their final match.

Nigeria dominated Group B in CAF qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, topping the standings ahead of Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria.

Nigeria's Super Eagles face their Argentine counterparts in a high profile friendly tie today at the Krasnodar Stadium in Russian Federation.

"His suggestion will be tabled at the CAF Executive Committee meeting very soon and we hope they approve it so that we can play a friendly match in March".

The Eagles soared back to life in the second half when Iwobi equalised in the 52nd minute to make it 2-2.

Argentina shot into the lead courtesy of goals from Ever Banega in the 28th minute and Sergio Aguero moments after.

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It was his third goal for the Super Eagles.

Kelechi Iheanacho's brilliant first half free kick halved the deficit before a second half brace from Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and a debut goal from Bryan Idowu ensured victory for the Eagles.

" It's good victory for us but it doesn't mean we've become favorites to win the World Cup".

Aguero, who recovered from broken ribs to resume playing this month, was taken to hospital for checks after his collapse in the dressing room.

Ogu (6/10) - After he scored Eagles' goal in the one-all draw in Algiers last Friday, Ogu appears to have picked some courage to be counted among players to watch out for in Nigeria's line up at Russian Federation 2018.



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