Eagles Draw Argentina, Croatia, Iceland in Russian 2018 World Cup

Prior to winning the World Cup at the last edition in Brazil, Joachim Low's side struggled against African oppositions when Miroslav Klose came off the bench to secure a 2-2 draw against Ghana.

At the World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation next summer, Croatia will face Argentina, Iceland, Nigeria and in Group D!

After the Albiceleste were placed in Group D with Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria.

Nura Sanda, a medical doctor, said Nigeria was lucky to be in the group.

-Nigeria meet Argentina at a World Cup for the fifth time.

Familiar foes aside, they will face new opposition in Croatia and Iceland, with their opening game being a first meeting against the Croats. I can't wait for the World Cup, especially against Argentina.

Hallgrimsson said his team fancied their chances against all three opponents, although he conceded that Iceland's odds against two-time World Cup winners Argentina "were less than against the others". "Now they will be looking to revenge the humiliation they suffered from Alex Iwobi's hands". "I hope we keep on making people happy".

World Cup draw E-H
World Cup draw E-H

"Even though the like of Croatia are not pushovers, boasting of players such as Perisic, Mandzukic, Modric and Rakitic". "We aim to progress from the group". Spain were thumped 5-1 by the Netherlands while Portugal were routed 4-0 by eventual champions Germany. But, it is an exciting one. I think we can be happy, we can get out of the group, but it will be hard, " Dalic told HTV, according to net.hr. "But our aim has to be to top the group", he said.

"Argentina we know them, they are a very good team".

They won a qualifying group that had Croatia, Ukraine and Turkey.

Argentina did not have superstar Lionel Messi last month.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have kept only one clean sheet in seven encounters with Argentina.

"Wow - what a draw!"

The German manager, however, asked the Nigerian team not to expect a re-occurrence of what happened on November 14, stressing that not just the Argentine but other opponents in the group were ranked better by Federation Internationale de Football Association.