Published: Tue, June 12, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Super Eagles arrive Russian Federation for 2018 World Cup campaign

Super Eagles arrive Russian Federation for 2018 World Cup campaign

The Nigerian team who pulled off a remarkable unbeaten qualification run to the World Cup in Russian Federation, have arguably been the most hyped African nation going to Russian Federation.

The Eagles will be seeking their first win in their opening game of the World Cup in 20 years when they clash with Croatia next Saturday, ahead of which Rohr said all the players have to up their game.

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Mascherano who played against the Super Eagles in the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments gave his opinion about all of Argentina's group stage opponents in an interview with the Guardian.

With young Francis Uzoho confirmed as the first choice in the Super Eagles line up, Nigerians would be shocked to learn that Enyimba International of Aba shot stopper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa is lowly ranked in the pecking order when the World Cup starts on Thursday.

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Calling on Nigerians to get behind the Super Eagles, he said, "We are using this medium to call on Nigerians to get behind the team and those spreading rumours regarding the welfare of the team should make enquiry".

Nigeria have already gone and wrapped up this World Cup on style points, and at an absolute canter.

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The outfits caused quite a stir on social media, with captain Jon Obi-Mikel and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi sharing pictures of their new attire.

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