Super Eagles bow out of 2018 World Cup

Super Eagles bow out of 2018 World Cup
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Argentina’s defender Marcos Rojo celebrates scoring a goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018.

Marcos Rojo stunning late goal against Nigeria rescue Argentina’s World Cup hopes on Tuesday, progressing from Group D alongside Croatia to set up a last-16 match against France.

Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the tournament in the first half but Victor Moses equalised shortly after half-time to put the South Americans on the brink of an exit before Rojo’s late strike.


In the other match, Croatia beat Iceland 2-1 to top the group with nine points.


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