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World cup 2018 draw: why does England want to avoid Nigeria?

World cup 2018 draw: why does England want to avoid Nigeria?

Find out the latest news about World Cup 2018 draw. Why is the English team afraid to play with Nigeria in the group stage of the championship?

Why does England want to avoid Nigeria?

From the English tabloid, The Sun, it became known that representatives of the Three Lions do not want to meet with the Nigerian Super Eagles on the field of the FIFA World Cup 2018. The teams of the following countries are in the championship league Pot 4;

  • Panama
  • Serbia
  • Japan
  • Morocco
  • Korea
  • Australia
  • Saudi Arabia

The best scenario of the World Cup draw 2018 for the Three Lions would be a meeting with sportsmen from Panama, Russia, and Iran. This option is known as the Group of Life for England.

When it comes to the Group of Death, the Brazil and Iceland teams are a threat.

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World cup 2018 draw

The Nigerian team is also a prominent danger to the English at the World Cup 2018. The attitude to our national team has changed since our big victory over Argentina on November 14 with the match ending in 4:2. The African champions are more dangerous than ever and are ready to assert their leadership.

At the world championship of 2002, The Group F, consisting of Argentina, Switzerland, England, and Nigeria, were named the Group of Death.

Super Eagles and Three Lions finished the final match in Osaka with a draw so their relationship has been unclear for many years.

World cup 2018 draw: Why does England want to avoid Nigeria?

Legendary football players: Alex Iwobi (Arsenal striker), Ola Aina, Victor Moses from Chelsea, Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho from Leicester will be present in Russia while there is still doubt about Henry Onyekuru from Everton.

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We can say that this fear of English team can be regarded as a sign of respect. Every dedicated football fan in Nigeria should be proud of the fact that our team is worthy of such a reaction. Let's hope that if the Nigerians and the English meet on the field, the game will end in our favor. Super Eagles football players have everything they need for a brilliant victory.

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