Victor Osimhen led Nigeria’s attack while Francis Uzoho replaced Maduka Okoye in goal.
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With the conclusion of all Groups matches on Tuesday night, the qualifiers for the Round of 16 have all emerged
With the feat, Nigeria becomes the first team to qualify for the Round of 16 in the championship
The Eagle Online, however, gathered that the players and officials are to hang in at the stadium in Wembley to see the possibility of still training later in the day
The China-based midfielder was rested in their final World Cup qualifier against the Desert Foxes of Algeria last week
There are no major changes to the group that sealed qualification in Ecuador this month but Roma’s Diego Perotti and Zenit St. Petersburg’s Matías Kranevitter are handed an opportunity while Gonzalo Higuaín remains outside for the time being.
The group’s Secretary-General, Pastor Magnus Oku, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said Dalung had delivered on his vow that Nigeria must be in the Russia 2018 tournament.
Saraki and Dogara spoke in separate statements from their media offices
The President, who described the hard-earned victory as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation”, applauded the nation’s senior men’s football team for the feat of making Nigeria the first African country to qualify for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament, with a match left to play
Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr stuck to the squad that ended Cameroon’s World Cup dream with Victor Moses and Odion Ighalo leading the attack, while Wilfried Ndidi, Captain John Obi Mikel, Ogenyi Onazi and Moses Simon were favoured for the midfield role
The duo ended Cameroon’s dream in the double header clash last month
The all-important tie kicks off by 5pm at the magnificent Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protest is coming about three days to the crucial FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier scheduled for the venue on Saturday
Zambia, which set up a training camp in Accra, Ghana after a proposed tour of Spain was botched, had spent the last four days in the Ghanaian capital trying to perfect strategies for the must-win game
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will host the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Saturday in their penultimate fixture in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
Team Manager Chris Chibuye confirmed from the team base in Accra that Sweden-based Edward Chilufya will not be part of the team as his work permit matters were yet to be finalized after signing a contract on turning 18 years
Bwalya, who was captain when Zambia lost 2-1 to Nigeria in the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations Final in Tunisia, says the Chipolopolo have done exceptionally well against Algeria in the last two games and that the previous result against Nigeria in Ndola is history
According to CAF statement, the three countries submitted their applications to the General Secretariat of the Confederation Africaine de Football for the organisation of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship before the deadline date
Mikel, who has had a marvelous run in the qualifying series, playing commendable leadership role, told thenff.com that he is fully dedicated to the assignment of leading his teammates out on the turf of Godswill Akpabio Stadium to secure the sole ticket in Group B on October 7.
The list was made available on Tuesday morning on the website of the Nigeria Football Federation