Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has set his team a target of reaching the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
Rohr qualified Nigeria for the tournament in Russia, with one game to spare in the Group B of the African qualifying zone.
The German has now set his sights on having an impressive outing, hoping to match of surpass the feat of the 1994 and 2014 set.
Nigeria went as far as the second round at the World Cup in 1994 and also in the 2014 tournament.
“I wish to have a group not too difficult to come out of the group, thereafter anything can happen. I hope to surpass the record of the USA 94 World Cup at least a quarter final spot at next year World Cup in Russia,” he told Sporting Life.