Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
Sport | By Fredrick Flores

Sergio Aguero 'faints at half-time', taken to hospital during Argentina v Nigeria

Sergio Aguero 'faints at half-time', taken to hospital during Argentina v Nigeria

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has saluted his team after they defeated Argentina 4-2 in a friendly in Krasnodar tonight, but insisted the win does not install the Super Eagles as favourites to win the next year's World Cup.

The victory, earned at the Krasnodar Arena Stadium in Russian Federation, has bolstered the team's confidence as they kick off preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The game from Krasnodar game is available in most nations through the rights holders' online platform such as fuboTV in the United States and on Sky's streaming service.

"His suggestion will be tabled at the CAF Executive Committee meeting very soon and we hope they approve it so that we can play a friendly match in March". It turned out that the last match against Algeria in the qualifying tournament for the World Cup was held when we already qualified, " Rohr told Sport Express Russia.

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The friendly against Argentina is the Eagles' first preparatory game ahead of the World Cup.

The Super Eagles shocked African football fans by skipping past Cameroon, Zambia and Algeria, who could only record one victory between themselves in Group B.

Brian Idowu scored Nigeria's fourth goal in the 54th minute.

Aguero's goal for Argentina made him the national team's third highest goalscorer of all time.

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