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World Cup 2018: Croatia Defeats Super Eagles Of Nigeria 2 – 0

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Croatia Defeats Super Eagles Of Nigeria 2 – 0 to clinch first win for group D at the 2018 World Cup been hosted in Russia.

Two goals of which one came in each half as a results of certain mistakes made by the Nigerian players saw the dominating Croatia taking advantage to win first game in this year world cup.

A goal in each half, first an own goal by Oghenekaro Etebo and a penalty taken by Luka Modric gave Croatia their first opening group game win since France 1998.

Croatia now top the group on three points which Argentina and Iceland are joint-second on one point each with the Super Eagles bottom.

From history, Croatia has lost their first opening games in world cup since 1998 while Nigeria has never lost any first game in world cup since 1998.

But with what happened on saturday, history has been made and if the Super Eagles of Nigeria really wants to go far in this world cup competition,then they will need to employ every possible strategy to win their next two games wth good goal differences.

 

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