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A History Of Nigeria At The World Cup

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  • Nigeria looking to create a great impression at the world cup this year.
  • Gernot Rohr’s boys have failed to be impressive at the friendlies leading to this Mondial.
  • The German coach confident that the Super Eagles may beat their longtime rivals Argentina at this year’s tourney.

The Nigerian football team often enter the FIFA world cup each season as one of Africa’s biggest hopes.

Those boys are promising with their flair and different playing styles. This year too, the Great soaring Super Eagles have qualified for the international competition in flying colours (no pun intended) and hopefulness.

The noteworthy thing about Super Eagles this year is their fashion, seriously. First, after the launch of their costume, Nike recorded the highest sales on the jersey, tracksuit and all.

Honestly, their appearance in Russia last night is amazing. When I saw pictures taken at their rendezvous, all I could think of is “Dramatic Entrance.”

Well, all hopes are on the Eagles to put the vigour of their Entrance into the World Cup games as they face Croatia in their first match.

Although many people do not feel impressed with the pre-match friendlies that featured the Super Eagles and some outstanding football teams, their German coach, Gernot Rohr promised that the ‘boys’ will soon up their game come to the Derby.

His confidence in the boys against their arch world cup rivals, Argentina is a little bit controversial looking at the stats. We hope that the Nigerians soar against all the odds.

In the main time, many would love to be given the chance to watch the live match of the world cup between Nigeria and other countries, however Travelstart Nigeria has given the youth and other people who are willing to have a look of what the Super Eagles will be doing at the Russia 2018 World Cup live.

With this in mind, everyone has the opportunity to book Cheap Flights to watch our great nation Nigeria.

In the 90s, Super Eagles resurfaced in the World Cup under a Dutch coach, Clemens Westerhof. In that year, the Super Eagles were also placed in Group D and it was as tough as this one we are seeing them in this year.

They were in the same group as Argentina, Bulgaria, and Greece. Despite the fact that the Nigerians then were phenomenal in all their games, defeating Bulgaria, and Greece, they were sent back to Africa from the US in the quarter-final stage.

In 1998, they went to France for another alongside Cameroon, Tunisia, Morocco, and South Africa. After beating Argentina in the game, they qualified for the knock out stage. But it was there they suffered defeat.

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Korea and Japan 2002 also took the Super Eagles under their first Nigerian coach, Festus Onigbinde. Jay Jay Okocha was the captain of the team that was flown to Korea. They were drawn against Sweden, Argentina, And England in Group F. this world cup grew to be the worst of all that they had featured before that time.

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In 2010, the World Cup hosted by the first Africans: South Africa and Nigeria also qualified. Defeats to Argentina and Greece meant that their final game against the Hosts was going down to the dogs. True, it went south and the game was crowned by Yakubu’s phenomenal miss.

The last Brazil 2014 games took Nigeria in with high hopes. And again, they were drawn as if by fate with Argentina in Group F with Iran, and Bosnia. They went goalless in their first match against Iran but had a raise as they beat Bosnia one-nil.

Argentina gave them defeat again but not as easy as it used to be as they played a beautiful game and the match against Argentina ended in a 3-2 win in Argentina’s favour. Musa was the Super Eagle who made the name that day as opposed to the kind that Yakubu made in his day.

France, their last opponent sent them packing from Brazil in 2014.

All hopes are now laid on the colourful and bright Super Eagles this year with most of their players in the heat of their game.

The likes of John Mikel Obi, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and other players who’ve made a name in the game of football in these recent years on the team, Africans expect the best from the Super Eagles. With the help of Travelstart Nigeria, you can travel directly to Russia to watch the world cup only when you book Cheap Flights.

Fly Eagles! Fly to Glory!!

SaveChelsea.net also reported that Moses is eager to start the World Cup campaign on high spirits.

Chelsea star Victor Moses is eager to start his World Cup campaign with the Super Eagles of Nigeria on a high and has warned his teammates that they cannot afford to lose their opening game against Croatia on Saturday, as the game might prove to be a defining one for them in the competition. Click the link to read more.

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