'We are Nigeria' - Twitter reacts to Super Eagles dismantling of Argentina

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Argentina took the lead with goals from Ever Banega (27th minute) and Sergio Aguero (36th minute).

Manchester city's forward, Kun Aguero, increased the tally to 2-0 in the 37th minute.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) reached an agreement with the national team over earnings for the World Cup in Russia on Tuesday, hoping to avoid a pay strike similar to the one in Brazil in 2014.

A superb goal by Iwobi completed the comeback in the 73rd minute as he collected the ball, slipped it between Javier Mascherano's legs and fired past Agustin Marchesin.

Nigeria's Brown Ideye (L) celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during an global friendly football match between Argentina and Nigeria in Krasnodar on November 14, 2017.

"It's a hard game to explain", said Sampaoli.

Nigeria reduced the tally as Iheanacho scored from a free kick in the 44th minute to put Gernot Rohr side back into the game. "I know we are capable and have the individual talent to be able to get out of these situations and I'm anxious about what happened tonight".

"We played a new system today we never played before so we struggled to find our feet in the first half but at the break, the coach spoke to us and we corrected our mistakes which helped us to fight back".

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