Diego Maradona and his team will be taking on Africa Eagles in the Group B match of the World Cup, Leo Messi and Higuaine are expected start upfront in a game in which Argentina look hot favourites to win, At least on paper. But having said that games are not played at paper are they. ? Nigerians will have a super support and might upset against the odds to beat Argentina or even if the can snatch a draw will be considered as a good result.
Argentina 1 – 0 Nigeria
Goal Scorer: Gabriel Heinze
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
Argentina had a poor qualification campaign to their standards and would be hoping to get off to a winning start and get the qualification to the next round with less tension and pressure. On the other hand if Nigeria can get a result against Argentina they are all set get into the next round as they would have to win one more game.