Italian side

The Super Eagles lost their third warm up match against Czech Republic, on Wednesday June 6, which meant that they failed to win all their preparatory games before the tournament.

The Serie A outfit are however optimistic about the Super Eagles chances despite the friendly results and have earlier shown support for Nigeria as they will not be able to support the Italian national side who failed to qualify for the tournament.

AS Roma made the declaration continuously backing the Super Eagles for glory in Russia through several messages on their official Twitter account.

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The Italian side posted a message of support through a message which said, "You can’t cause an upset at the World Cup if you win all your pre-tournament warm-up games #ForzaSuperEagles,#ForzaRoma."

AS Roma's support for the Super Eagles could possibly be because they have on their books two Nigerian youngsters.

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Gernot Rohr's men are in group D alongside favourites Argentina are European sides Croatia and Iceland.

The Super Eagles are currently camped in Austria where preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup are being intensified.