Nigeria qualified to the last 16 in world cup for the first time since 1998 .
Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in their last World Cup group match on Wednesday, with Lionel Messi and Ahmed Musa scoring two goals each before Marcos Rojo kneed in the winner.
Argentina won Group F while Nigeria also advanced despite the loss.
Messi scored in the third minute, slamming in the rebound after Angel Di Maria’s shot bounced off the post. Nigeria replied within a minute as Musa cut in from the left and beat Sergio Romero with a curling shot toward the far post.
Messi’s perfectly hooked free kick restored the lead for Argentina just before halftime.
The second half started at the same furious pace as the first as Musa scored his second and Rojo made it 3-2 from a corner within the first five minutes.
Nigeria will be the first African Country to advance to the next level in the world cup 2014 .
They had to beat Ethiopia in a two games to qualify for World cup 2014 as part of the 5 countries that represent Africa.
Adapted from the Source: Ahram.org