Reports emerged that Argentina spoke to senior players of their national team brought by Lionel Messi, before they selected Nigeria ahead of Ukraine and Azerbaijan for any friendly game the following month.

The FA in Argentina were in advanced talks with countries for any friendly game, because they still get ready for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Nigeria were initially searching for any game against Argentina the coming year, however the plan was introduced forward after senior players within the team choose facing the Super Eagles ahead of Azerbaijan and Ukraine.

“It’s normal for that FA to talk with the coach, who’ll then inform players with the captain about any friendly game and venue. It’s so in Argentina since most of players need to travel lengthy miles because of their location,” South Usa football expert Tim Martin told

“The players were requested to choose from Nigeria, Azerbaijan and Ukraine, the second duo were the most well-liked choice of the FA because of their closeness to Russia, however the players pressed for any game against Nigeria to possess a taste of different things.Inches


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