- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hopes to see Nigeria fans in Russia for the 2018 World Cup
- The Frenchman sais he is happy one of his players scored the goal to send Nigeria to the finals
- Alex Iwobi scored the only goal of the game against Zambia as the Super Eagles qualified
Arsene Wenger has congratulated Nigeria on qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
In a video published on Arsenal's Facebook page, Wenger revealed he was proud that his player Alex Iwobi scored the winner against Zambia to send the nation through.
He said: "Good morning. Congratulations to all our fans in Nigeria, I know that there are very, very, very many of you and we are very proud that you have qualified for the World Cup.
"On top of that, of course our player scored the goal for you and that makes us very even prouder.
"Well done and see you at the World Cup. I am sure you will have a great trip there."
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Iwobi scored with less than 15 minutes to go in the qualifier against Zambia last weekend as the Super Eagles qualified for their sixth World Cup finals.
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