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Angry Nigerian supporter burns Super Eagles jersey after 2-0 loss to Croatia

Angry Nigerian supporter burns Super Eagles jersey after 2-0 loss to Croatia

- A staunch Nigerian fan burns his jersey following Super Eagles loss to Croatia

- The Nigerian side were defeated by 2-0 in a Group D match played at Kaliningrad

- Gernot Rohr's side will take on Iceland in their second group match on June, 22

An unknown Nigerian Facebook user allegedly burnt his stylish Super Eagles jersey following the 2-0 loss to Croatia in Kaliningrad.

The unnamed person reportedly burnt the jersey worth N41,000 showing disgust on the performance of Gernot Rohr's men against the Eastern Europeans.

It is unclear if the jersey was the original version of the official Nike kit for the national team to the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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Nigeria conceded a goal in each half of the match as the three-time Africa champions tasted their first defeat in Group D.

An unfortunate own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo towards the end of the first half put the Croats ahead in the match.

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Luka Modric got the equalizer from the spot-kick after William Troost-Ekong was adjudged to have fouled Mario Mandzukic in the box.

In the other Group D match, Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland as Alfred Finnbogason canceled out Sergio Aguero's strike.

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Nigeria will take on the tournament debutants in their next match while Croatia and Argentina will square up in a titanic battle.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr admitted the team made too many mistakes that cost them the match against Croatia.

The German tactician stated that the Green and White could not defend set-pieces properly which led to both goals scored by their opponent.

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Source: Legit.ng

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