Saturday, 7 October 2017

Iwobi Scores Winner As Nigeria Qualify For Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russia
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the 2018 World Cup after a 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.

Arsenal star Alex Iwobi scored in the 73rd minute few minutes after coming in the second half to give Nigeria all three points that take them to 13 points on the log and against the reach of Zambia who have 7 points.

The victory means Nigeria last game in the group against Algeria will be just for mere formality as the Super Eagles have booked their place in Russia and will be making their sixth appearance at the tournament.

The win put them on an unassailable 13 points at the top of Group B. And the Eagles join other countries like Brazil, Spain, Mexico, England, Germany, Iran, South Korea, etc. who have also booked their places at next year’s tournament.

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