Lionel Messi's absence won't affect Super Eagles tactics against Argentina - Gernot Rohr

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Lionel Messi's absence won't affect Super Eagles tactics against Argentina - Gernot Rohr

The China-based midfielder said the Eagles have made remarkable progress under coach Gernot Rohr and this will be evident against Argentina today from 5.30pm.

New Super Eagles invitees Francis Uzoho and Brian Idowu have expressed their gratitude at the opportunity to play for Nigeria and declared their readiness for Tuesday's friendly global against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia.

The Super Eagles will lock horns with Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, after both teams secured qualification for next year's World Cup.

The South American giant will be without their super star, Lionel Messi as the soccer icon withdrew from the squad after La Albiceleste 1-0 victory in Moscow at the weekend.

"Apart from putting together excellent arrangements for our games at home, they ensured we travelled in comfort to all our away games".

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John Mikel Obi was rested in Nigeria's 1-1 draw against the Fennecs of Algeria in their last world cup qualifiers clash in Constantine last Friday.

Organisers say there will be maximum changes of six players per team for this match.

According to Argentina's official Twitter account (h/t Tom Webber of Goal), the forward opted to leave preparations with his country, and it has been confirmed the player is not suffering with injury.

Tuesday's clash in Russian Federation will represent the eighth time Nigeria have had to do battle with the South Americans.

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