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World Cup 2018: Nigeria vs Croatia 2 – 0 [Video Highlight]

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Nigeria began their 2018 World Cup campaign, with a 2-0 defeat to Croatia on Saturday night.

The Super Eagles came into the game, hoping to get at least a point, after Argentina drew 1-1 in the other fixture played today in Group D.

However, Gernot Rohr’s men fell behind in the 32nd minute.

Oghenekaro Etebo deflected Andrej Kramaric’s diving header past Francis Uzoho.

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The Eagles tried to pull one back in the second half, but it was the Croats who scored the decisive goal.

William Troost-Ekong was adjuged to have fouled Mario Mandzukic in the area and the referee pointed to the spot. Luka Modric stepped up and fired in a second to hand his team all three points.

Nigeria face Iceland next, while Croatia take on Argentina.


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