Nigeria's 2018 FIFA WC Fixtures: Dates, time and venues
World Cup 2018 By: Ambrose Udeme | 01/12/2017
Following Friday's FIFA World Cup draw which pitched Nigeria against Argentina for the fifth time in six FIFA World Cup appearances, the Super Eagles Eagles will begin their quest in the competition against European sides Croatia and Iceland before taking on the South Americans in their final Group D game.Nigeria played against Argentina in the group phase of the FIFA World Cup in 1994, 2002, 2010 and 2014, losing narrowly on each occasion. The venue was Foxboro Stadium, Boston in 1994 (2-1 Argentina), Ibaraki Arena in 2002 (1-0 Argentina), Ellis Park, Johannesburg in 2010 (1-0 Argentina) and Porto Alegre in 2014 (3-2 Argentina).
In Russia, the Super Eagles’ first match will be against Croatia at the 35,000 –capacity Kaliningrad Stadium on Saturday, June 16,