Super Eagles of Nigeria was on Friday drawn against two –time world champions Argentina in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
In a ceremony held at the state Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Nigeria was drawn in group D alongside the South America powerhouse.
Other teams in group D are Croatia and debutants Iceland.
Nigeria had met Argentina in four previous editions of the tournament and lost by odd goal on each occasion.
However, Nigeria defeated Argentina 4-2 in a friendly last month.
Hosts Russia will meet Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the tournament on June 14.