Alex Iwobi a moment of chance pushed the Super Eagles to qualify to FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. In a big game deciding the early qualification for Nigeria in Uyo the Super Eagles beat Zambia 1-0.
The late substitute Arsenal star Alex Iwobi after been introduced created runs from the flanks pushing Zambian defense. But the Wedson Chipolopolo had a stake and controlled waves of the Super Eagles attacks
It begun with lack of concentration on the Zambian side when Odion Ighalo
had chance left unspotted but missed the cross from the right flank. Then Alex Ngonga had chance one on one against Leon Balogun when he was easily knocked off but Alex’s clip went way above.
And after Mikel Agu was cautioned Alex smashed the from outside the box but goalkeeper bounced the ball for the corner. soon Victor moses created chance but Odion Ighalo went off target.
Into second half Nigeria pushed with a threatening Leicester midfielder but Mweene rose to the occasion saved by Chipolopolo skipper Mweene.
Nigeria deserves the passage to Russia 2018 as they have been unbeaten in the Group B qualifiers. Also they have scored in all games played.