The betting is for favourites Brazil and Germany, who are defending champions, to compete for the trophy.
Sampaoli came under huge criticism from the Argentine media and fans over the Krasnodar defeat, which was the White and Sky Blue's second after beating Nigeria five times in their previous seven meetings.
They, however, urged the national team to tread cautiously and not take any of their opponents for granted.
Nigeria will kick off their campaign when they play Croatia on June 16, 2018. We have to prepare very well.
Portugal and France are seeded as likely winners, but Spain in Group B and Nigeria and Croatia in Group D are no slouches. But, it is an exciting one.
Speaking as a guest on CNN with anchor, Alex Thomas, Pinnick stated that the belief in the current Super Eagles squad will go a long way in seeing them perform in Russia.
Nigeria on Friday in Moscow drew Argentina for the fifth time in Super Eagles' six appearances at the FIFA World Cup finals. It is quite important.
The trip from the Croatian capital to Kaliningrad is 1,400 km. But Rohr believes this will count for little during the World Cup proper.
"It could have been better but it could also have been worse", he said. "Hopefully, we show our best side, both the players and the fans in the opening game".
The Chairman, Akwa United Football Club, Paul Bassey said: "It's a very deceptive and treacherous group".
He has also enjoyed spells in Greece, Turkey and Algeria in recent years.
With Adequate preparation, the Super Eagles can make history by becoming the first African country to win the FIFA World Cup.
"Because if we lose our first game it will bring a huge pressure on the team - so you need to get at least a draw".
"It's the first game and if we start well we can have a chance to go through".
That year they were drawn again against Argentina, the fourth time in the World Cup, Bosnia Herzegovina and Iran.
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