John Obi Mikel was missing in action during Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria, but he would be leading the Super Eagles against Argentina, officials have confirmed.

Nigeria will be in action in an international friendly against Argentina on Tuesday.

The kickoff time for the game has been announced. The match will begin by 7pm local time in Russia, which will be 5pm Nigerian time.

“The game will start at 7pm local time, which is 5pm in Nigeria,” Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye said on Sunday.

The Eagles arrived Russia via chartered flight on Saturday from Algeria.

They will have their first training this evening at the match venue in Krasnoder.

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