FIFA Football World Cup Results

Argentina and Nigeria both qualified for the last 16 of the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup despite two Lionel Messi goals condemning Nigeria to a 2-3 defeat in their final Group game.

According to BBC Sports Messi netted a fierce opener, but Ahmed Musa equalized within 80 seconds with a curling finish.

Messi made it 2-1 before the break with a 25-yard free-kick, but Musa grabbed his second goal bursting through.

Marcos Rojo scored Argentina’s winner, knocking in a corner with a knee.

The results means Argentina finish top of Group “F” with three wins from three games, while Nigeria qualify in second with four points after Iran failed to defeat Bosnia.

Nigeria will face France in the last 16 next Monday. Argentina will take on Switzerland next Tuesday.

Also yesterday, Ecuador and France played to a goalless draw, Switzerland beat Honduras 3-nil and Iran defeated Bosnia 3-1.