Goodluck Jonathan congratulates Super Eagles on World cup qualification
08 October 2017, 12:35 | Bernard Bryant
2018 World Cup Qualifiers Mikel assures of victory over Zambia
With the victory, the three-time African champions are leading the group with 13 points from five games, while Zambia sit second with seven points from the same number of games.
Zambia must now pay US$7,000 after their fans threw objects when they played Algeria in Lusaka.
Nigeria becomes the first African nation to book a spot in Russian Federation.
Officials said that Rohr has maintained the starting XI against Cameroon home and away last month even in the Eagles closed-door training sessions leading up to this evening's crucial clash.
"I believe the Eagles will triumph over Zambia 100 per cent".
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We can't allow ourselves to field an inexperienced team and be beaten, and then suddenly lose out on goal difference. Other results going their way over the next couple of days could also help.
Mikel rated highly the Zambian team they battled against today in Uyo.
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations champions visit the 2013 winners in a match of high importance which would determine the swing of Africa's Group B ticket to football's biggest house party in Russian Federation next year summer. How can the Eagles be in this position and Zambia will come here and pick a draw? As far as I'm concerned, we've collected the World Cup ticket and we are going to Russian Federation next year.
"The Super Eagles are in very positive mood for the game against Zambia on Saturday, " Yusuf said.
"President Buhari calls on all Nigerians to apply the values of perseverance, resilience, discipline, hard work and team-spirit which propelled the footballers to excel since the beginning of the qualifying matches, to all sectors of national life". He was the best keeper at the recent WAFU tourney in Ghana.
Bangladesh Islamists call to arm Rohingya
They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so that it can accommodate around 800,000 people. US lawmakers are calling for "full access" by journalists and aid workers to Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state.