By Owolabi Abiola
Argentina will play super eagles in a friendly match in November,in which the trio of Lionel messi, Sergio aguero and Paulo dybala has been confirmed as part of the squad to prepare them for the forthcoming FIFA world cup in Russia.
Argentina have become Nigeria’s regular opponent at the World Cup since the Super Eagles debuted in the competition in 1994. The Albiceleste have won all four encounters.
In the official release of the squad list by Argentina manager, Jorge Sampaoli at the weekend are some of the world’s most dreaded strikers, including Skipper Lionel Messi, Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero and Juventus star, Paulo Dybala, as well as Angel di Maria and Javier Mascherona.
Nigeria won the first encounter between both countries at the Olympic Games in 1996, while the Argentina took the gold medal through an Angel di Maria goal in China 2008.
Argentina, who have confirmed qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will meet hosts Russia on November 10 before facing the Super Eagles four days later.