The stage is now set for the Super Eagles Group D match against Argentina on June 26 in Saint Petersburg as tickets for the game has been confirmed sold out.
Both countries will clash at the World Cup for the fourth time at the World Cup later this year in Russia, and it is now one of the more regular fixtures at the mundial and the fans have shown they do not want to be left out of the action.
However, it is a different story for the Eagles’ other group games against Croatia and Iceland, as the ticket are yet to be sold out.
The most expensive ticket for these group games goes for over 70,000 Naira.
All three group games of Egypt have been sold out – Egypt vs Uruguay, Russia vs Egypt and Saudi Arabia vs Egypt.
Several other matches involving other African teams at Russia 2018 have also been sold out – Japan vs Senegal, Belgium vs Tunisia and Portugal vs Morocco.
Experts have therefore questioned the passion of Nigeria fans for the game with some blaming the recent recession in the country for the slowness of ticket sales concerning Eagles group games.