- Nigeria have qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia
- The Super Eagles defeated Zambia 1-0 on Saturday in Uyo
- Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi scored the goal for Nigeria
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup which will hold in Russia after winning their game 1-0 against former African champions Zambia on Saturday, October 7.
It was a tension soaked match for the Super Eagles as Nigeria labored to get the victory at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
However there are some players whose performance were superb against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo, and we shall be looking at 5 of these players.
1. Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa proved to many critics that Gernot Rohr made no mistake to have given him the chance to be in goal for Nigeria, and he once against demonstrated how good he is against the Zambians.
2. Shehu Abdullahi
Defender Shehu Abdullahi was also excellent against Zambia as his overlapping skills from the right masterminded Nigeria's goal against the Chipolopolo in Uyo.
3. Mikel Obi
Mikel Obi is no doubt among the best players against Zambia as the former Chelsea star was impressive for the Super Eagles in the midfield.
4. Alex Iwobi
Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi was the hero for Nigeria against Zambia as his second international goal gave the Super Eagles the ticket for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
5. Victor Moses
Chelsea winger Victor Moses was also superb against Zambia in Uyo as his dribbles and runs through the wings gave Super Eagles' attack lots of support against Zambia.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Alex Iwobi scored his second international goal that helped Nigeria to defeat Zambia in Uyo.