Nigerian international Victor Moses has stated that Argentina will be scared to take on Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.
The Super Eagles were pitted against Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in Group D during the draw.
Argentina were stunned 4-2 by Nigeria in an international friendly matchin Russia last month and the two sides are set to meet in a Group D game on 26 June 2018.
“We keep getting Argentina for some reason,” Moses told Mirror Online.
“We don’t want to play against Messi, but it is what it is. We’ve got to go and play our football and see what happens.
“After what Iceland did last year [beating England in the last 16 of the Euros], football nowadays, there’s no easy game,” he continued.
“Argentina is going to be scared of us as well. It’s all about football at the end of the day.”
The defender-cum-midfielder disclosed that his Chelsea FC teammates have ruled out Nigeria from reaching the knockout stages in Russia.
“Everyone at Chelsea was saying we’re going to get a thrashing and we’re not going to make it through the group stage,” he added.
“Hopefully we can go out there and make the nation proud and get out of the group,” he concluded.