The Super Eagles have never defeated Argentina at the World Cup.
Nigeria has lost all four past meetings against South American teams at the World Cup; three of them have been against today’s opponents, Argentina.
At the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegrae, Brazil, this evening, the Africa champions will attempt to stem the tide as they need to be cautious if they are to make the knockout phase.
Avoiding defeat is key for Coach Stephen Keshi and his boys as Iran also have a chance of pulling through if they get a win against Bosnia and Nigeria is beaten silly by the two-time champions, who are already through to the next round.
Happily, the Eagles are high on confidence going against the two-time world champions knowing they are not just carrying the expectations of 170 million Nigerians, but Africa as a whole.
Stay here for live updates as Eagles aim to soar into the Round of 16 in the Brazil 2014 World Cup.
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The match kicks off at 5:00 p.m. Nigerian time.
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