Will the sight of the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy motivate the Super Eagles to go beyond the second round of the tournament?

Nigeria’s Super Eagles received the World Cup trophy on Tuesday before their international friendly against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia.

Coach Gernot Rohr led the team to take pictures with the trophy that will be won in July 2018.

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FIFA on Tuesday began a world tour of the World Cup trophy which took off from Russia.

The trophy will officially arrive in Nigeria in March 2018.

Nigeria is the first African side to book a ticket to Russia 2018, and finished top of Group B with 14 points.

The 2013 African champions have not gone beyond the second round in their five World Cup appearances since 1994.

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