Russia 2018: Argentina star wary of Super Eagles - FCNaija

World Cup 2018 By: Ayodeji Tunde | 26/01/2018

The Super Eagles have been tipped by many to cause a stir at the Russia 2018 World Cup and one of them is Zenit St. Petersburg winger Emiliano Rigoni who has singled Nigeria out as Argentina's biggest threat at the Mundial.

Perennial foes Nigeria and Argentina will clash in the final Group D game in Saint Petersburg on June 26.

And having watched the Super Eagles serve a glimpse of what can do in a recent friendly game,  the attacker believes the final group clash would not come easy for the two-time World champions.

Rigoni was a 76th-minute substitute as the Super Eagles handed Jorge Sampaoli's side a 4-2 defeat in November's friendly in Krasnodar.

"In general, I think that there is no such group at the World Cup in Russia where you can definitely say who is the favourite, where exactly you know which teams will leave the group," Rigoni told club website.

"This is not [as] all matches will be difficult. Separately, I would single out the game with Nigeria, with which we have already met a huge number of times in the last world cups, and it has never been easy.

"It will not be easy this time, but we [will] come to this tournament with a clear desire to win all, not to lose a single match and win the title, so that no one to us and could not get close."

Argentina have emerged victorious in all their World Cup games against Nigeria.
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