"Argentina vs Nigeria is Off": Why Super Eagles Will No Longer Play Lionel Messi's Albiceleste Again

"Argentina vs Nigeria is Off": Why Super Eagles Will No Longer Play Lionel Messi's Albiceleste Again

  • The much-awaiting Super Eagles clash with the Albiceleste of Argentina has reportedly been cancelled
  • Some sources claimed the match was postponed and that the Super Eagles will now be playing in the United States
  • However, a BBC sports journalist confirmed that the match was postponed because of logistic reasons and that the Eagles will now play Coastal Rica

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FCT, Abuja - Nigeria's Super Eagles friendly match against Lionel Messi's Albiceleste of Argentina has been reportedly cancelled.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are ranked 28th in the World and third in Africa in the latest ranking by FIFA following their outing at the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

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Nigeria's friendly match with Argentina was cancelled Photo Credit: Super Eagles
Source: Twitter

Why Super Eagles match against Argentina

It was learned that the earlier fallout of Messi's absence from the Inter Miami match in Hing Kong led to the cancellation of the much-talked-about fixture between Nigeria and Argentina in Hangzhou, China.

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In its reports, Soccernet said it learnt that the match will still be held and that it has been shifted to a new venue in the United States, where the Super Eagles will play.

In a tweet, Oluwashina Okeleji, a BBC sports journalist, disclosed that the match was finally cancelled and that the Super Eagles would be playing Coastal Rica.

Updates about Nigeria vs Argentina

The tweet read:

"Argentina v Nigeria is OFF❌
"World champs keen to face the Super Eagles in the US after China drama.

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"But friendly in LA is cancelled due to “short time to process visas for Nigerian delegation”.
"US promoter’s replacement=Costa Rica."

The Super Eagles won silver at the recently concluded 2023 AFCON, becoming the African country with the highest medal in the black continent.

The Super Eagles lost to the host Cote d'Ivoire in a thrilling three-goal final.

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Nigerian players lead Fulham to victory

Legit.ng earlier reported that two Nigerian strikers, Alex Nwobi and Calvin Bassey, have rescued their teams at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United.

Bassey had given Fulham the lead before Harry Maguire rescued the Red Devils with a point to make the match draw, but Iwobi gave his team the victory goal.

The Fulham's victory at Old Trafford will be the second of its kind since 1963, and the Nigerian stars gave the victory to the visitor.

Source: Legit.ng

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