Peter Odemwingie has set his sights on a "dream" showdown with Argentina after taking Nigeria to the brink of the World Cup second round.
Coach Stephen Keshi feels his Nigeria side delivered a victory for all of Africa after Peter Odemwingie's goal put the Super Eagles on the brink of reaching the World Cup knockout stages.
Bosnia-Herzegovina suffered their second successive World Cup defeat as Nigeria's 1-0 win in Cuiaba ended the debutants' hopes of reaching the knockout stages.
Iran head coach Carlos Queiroz hailed his players after they opened their campaign in Group F with a gutsy goalless draw against Nigeria.
Nigeria's attacking threat fell flat as they were held to the first goalless draw of the 2014 World Cup in their Group F clash with Iran in Curitiba.
Shola Ameobi made his World Cup debut for Nigeria against Iran. After more than a decade at Newcastle United, Ameobi has been released by his club, meaning this was his first opportunity to show the world what he can do, and move onto the next phase of his career. Opta provided the essential stats to demonstrate the in-depth details of this performance.