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9 Apr 2018
Stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are set to offer their backing to a joint bid from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay to host the 2030 centenary World Cup, bid organisers told AFP.
3 Apr 2018
Argentina plans to meet Nicaragua in its farewell match before flying out to Russia for the 2018 World Cup.
26 Mar 2018
Argentina captain Lionel Messi admitted Monday that his generation has a score to settle at the World Cup in Russia after a series of agonising near misses in major tournaments. "The debt we owe is to ourselves, not to the people. We always give our all, we reached three finals. We haven't been far off,"…
24 Mar 2018
Ever Banega ensured Argentina weren't derailed by Lionel Messi's absence as the World Cup contenders clinched a 2-0 win over Italy in Friday's friendly at the Etihad Stadium.
28 Feb 2018
Reports in Argentina indicate that the Albiceleste boss, Jorge Sampaoli has already decided not to take Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi to the World Cup as he has enough firepower upfront in the build up to the World Cup. Argentina is in the same group with Nigeria, Croatia and Iceland in the Russia 2018 World Cup.…
7 Feb 2018
Nigeria’s women national basketball team, D’Tigress, has been grouped alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia in the 2018 FIBA Women World Cup billed to hold in Tenerife, Spain from September 22 to 30. At a brief ceremony held yesterday at the Teatro Leal, San Cristobal de la Laguna, Spain, Nigeria was drawn in Group B for…
29 Jan 2018
Argentine midfielder Emiliano Rigoni has singled out the Super Eagles of Nigeria as their toughest opponent at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
5 Jan 2018
Argentina ’s coach, Jorge Sampaoli may have commenced his preparation for the World Cup in Russia, as he began a tour of the various European leagues to monitor prospective players who will make his final squad. Like in four of the last six World Cup tournaments, Argentina will again be facing the Super Eagles of…
23 Dec 2017
Iceland and Argentina rate Nigeria as a tough customer, but they believe they have the weapons to defeat the Super Eagles.
3 Dec 2017
BARCELONA’S Argentina international, Javier Mascherano, has labelled the meeting between Argentina and Nigeria on June 16, a World Cup Clasico. The two continental powerhouses have faced off four times in the group stage in the last six editions of the World Cup, with Argentina narrowly beating the Africans by the odd goal on each occasion.…
15 Nov 2017
A former Argentine football official has reportedly committed suicide after he was accused of bribe-taking in testimony to a trial of top former FIFA figures in New York.
15 Nov 2017
Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, who collapsed in the dressing room at halftime before they lost 4-2 to fellow World Cup qualifiers Nigeria after taking a two-goal lead, has now recovered.

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