|Nigeria's midfielder John Obi Mikel, who was voted 'Man of the Match', controls the ball pass an Iranian player (Photo Credit: Getty Images)|
It would have been different had an early first half 'goal' from a scramble was not ruled out for a foul on Iranian goalkeeper Haghighi.
In their next fixture, Nigeria will meet Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba on June 21 - on the same day Iran will take on Argentina at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.
Yesterday, Argentina announced themselves at the summit of group F with a 2-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. Lionel Messi did exactly what he's being doning for Barcelona to fire his country to a winning start.
Written by Modou S. Joof
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