By Johnny Edward:
Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun feels that the Super Eagles’ draw at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is a big challenge for the team, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The three-time African champions have been drawn against Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in Group D.
“Wow – what a draw! This group is a challenge, an honor, a chance, an opportunity…it’s fire!!!! World Cup baby 🔥🇳🇬🦅✊🏽
#WorldCup2018 #UpUpNigeria #SoarEagles #OneTeamOneDream #RussiaWeDeyComeOoo,”Balogun who made five appearance durng the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign tweeted after the draw.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will begin their 2018 World Cup campaign against Croatia on the 16th of June at the Kaliningrad Stadium before taking on Iceland at the Volgograd Arena six days later.
Their final group game will be against Argentina on the 26th of June at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. The Super Eagles have never defeated the la Albiceleste in their last four meetings at the FIFA World Cup.