The Super Eagles have been placed in a ‘Group of Death’ ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup alongside their perennial foes, Argentina…but only in a mock draw.
This much was revealed by former England international Gary Lineker, who will be the host for the official draw ceremony which holds on December 1.
Lineker’s revelation came after he conducted a dry run as a prelude for the main event.
A lowly FIFA ranking of 41st in the world has seen the Super Eagles in Pot 4 and they look set to be drawn in another difficult-looking group at Russia 2018.
Lineker revealed that Thursday’s practice run pitted the Eagles against Argentina, France and Mexico.
Group of death: Argentina, France and Nigeria. ? https://t.co/WhZS0NHP1a
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 23, 2017