Argentina played without its world renowned star, Lionel Messi; but its team went on to score two early goals.
That is as far as the Argentines went falling two goals to Nigeria’s resounding four in Krasnodar, Russia.
Ever Banega converted converted a 27th minute free-kick to an opening goal while. Manchester city’s forward, Kun Aguero, followed up 10 minutes later.
Eight minutes after, Leicester’s man Kelechi Iheanacho curling freekick was at the back of Argentina’s to begin the Super Eagles trouncing of the highly rated Argentines.
Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi scored two goals while Brian Idowu made good his inclusion with his first goal for fatherland Nigeria.
The social media has been agog with praises for the Nigerian team, that has continued its top form in the last few months.