David Alaba: I would have loved to play for Nigeria

Super Eagles Release Official World Cup Team

The Eagles will be seeking their first win in their opening game of the World Cup in 20 years when they clash with Croatia next Saturday, ahead of which Rohr said all the players have to up their game.

The Super Eagles flew out of their Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria, to Russian Federation on Monday for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals - Nigeria's sixth appearance in seven finals since making a memorable debut in the U.S.in 1994.

SCORENigeria specially gathered this was paid the team to further fire them up for the World Cup, which kicks off on Thursday in Moscow.

Mascherano who played against the Super Eagles in the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments gave his opinion about all of Argentina's group stage opponents in an interview with the Guardian.

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexican coast
National Hurricane Center said Bud had maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour at midafternoon Monday. According to the NHC, Hurricane Bud is expected to move north-northwest on Tuesday into the midweek.

We'll try and go easy on the Nigeria style craze for the next few days but we can't exactly promise anything when they are busting out so much spice.

The Super Eagles have however not returned impressive results in their warm up games, losing matches against Serbia, England and the Czech Republic.

Mascherano also discussed group rivals Croatia and Iceland and hailed the European sides for their distinctive qualities.

Africa's other representatives Senegal and Egypt are in joint-15th on 1.5 per cent chance with Nigeria, Tunisia takes 19th position on 0.9 per cent and Morocco are 20th (bottom) with 0.6 per cent.

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