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Argentina To Play Nigeria Next Month in Russia

Coach of Argentina Jorge Sampaoli has revealed the reason why the Super Eagles of Nigeria will give them a stern test in next month friendly game which will take place in Russia.

The game will serve as part of the preparations for both teams ahead of the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

Sampaoli who said the friendly will be tough as he is expecting a tough game from Nigeria has revealed why he said so

“They (Nigeria) are a very physical side, and also technical in their style of play, which is totally different from the teams we faced during the World Cup Qualifiers. Nigeria also have some very good players”,

Sampaoli said in Argentina. “For now they are one of the best teams in Africa, which tells a lot about their qualities, we are expecting a very challenging game from Nigeria. They are good in several ways”, he concluded.