Preview: Iran vs Nigeria

The first fixture in Group F sees Iran take on Nigeria. Coached by Portuguese manager Carlos Quieroz, the Iranians will no doubt be relying on the quality of Fulham midfielder Ashkan Dejagah to see them overcome Nigeria. Meanwhile for Stephen Keshi's side, the hope that they can build on their African Cup of Nations success with victory in their opening group game.

Fulham's Ashkan Dejagah will be Iran's main source of creativity against Nigeria.

Credit: PA