Arsenal Alex Iwobi’s goal sailed Nigeria Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in a 1-0 win over Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.
With the win, Nigeria became the first African country to book a place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The first half ended 0-0 with the Zambians being the better side, troubling the Super Eagles with their pace in attack.
Nigeria still has an outstanding game but remain top of Group B with 13 points and unassailable six point lead ahead of Zambia with one round of games left.
They now join join other countries like Brazil, Spain, Mexico, England, Germany, Iran, South Korea, etc. who have also booked their places at next year’s tournament.