For the fifth time, Nigeria and Argentina will be in the same group in the World Cup in 2018.
It was only in France 98 that the Super Eagles of Nigeria were not in the same group with Argentina.
The draws at Kremlin in Russia saw Nigeria in group D with Croatia, Iceland and Argentina.
The first meeting was in USA 94 World Cup where Nigeria lost 2-1 to Diego Maradona’s Argentina.
In 2002, in Korea/Japan World Cup, Nigeria was in a group called ‘the group of death’ paired with England, Sweden and Argentina again.
In 2010 World Cup in South Africa and 2014 World Cup in Brazil respectively, Nigeria was in the same group with Argentina.
On these occasions, Argentina had the better of the Super Eagles.
In Russia 2018, Nigeria will be hoping to defeat Argentina in the World Cup for the first time.