'We are Nigeria' - Twitter reacts to Super Eagles dismantling of Argentina

The Argentine Football Association said on its Twitter account that the Manchester City forward 'had a blackout and was taken (to hospital) so routine examinations were made only as a precaution'.

The game roared to life after 20 minutes, when Ever Banega's free kick beat goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi for the opening goal.

Meanwhile, English Premier League duo of Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho are expected to lead the Nigeria's attack as the Franco-German coach wants to use the speed and youthfulness of both players to run riot against the Jorge Sampoli's side.

Nigeria dominated Group B in CAF qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, topping the standings ahead of Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria.

A superb goal by Iwobi completed the comeback in the 73rd minute as he collected the ball, slipped it between Javier Mascherano's legs and fired past Agustin Marchesin.

Nigeria's senior team have played Argentina eight times since 1994 and Tuesday's victory is only the second time the Eagles are coming out on top.

"It's a hard game to explain", said Sampaoli. "I know we are capable and have the individual talent to be able to get out of these situations and I'm anxious about what happened tonight".


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