Updated: March 2, 2021
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have crashed out of the World Cup in Russia. They were defeated 2 goals to 1.
Lionel Messi scored the first goal in the first half. Victor Moses equalized for Nigeria in the second half, scoring a penalty kick in the 51 minute.
Argentina scored its second goal almost four minutes to the end of the game, sending Africa’s most populous country out of the world cup.
Ahmed Musa did not score. But many Nigerians who reacted after the loss believe their team had made them proud.
Read our live updates below during the match.
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