ASKiNG RADiO Senior Reporter, KiNG JAMES YiYE has been following the games and now reports.
73′ Goal scored by Alex Iwobi of Nigeria. He took a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal and was assisted by Abdullahi Shehu.
Here are few highlights of today’s match,
It is the FIFA World Cup Qualifying Match Round 3. Venue is the Godswill Akpabio Satdium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Time is 5pm Nigerian Time
Nigeria had defeated Zambia by 2-1 in Zambia on October 9, 2017
This is what Samason Siasia thinks the Super Eagles need to do.
Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, has said he is in Uyo, to support the team as they take on Zambia, in a crunch 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday.
Siasia, who led Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team to the last Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil where they won bronze, arrived Friday evening from Abuja, where he has been focusing on his Academy.
“I am a Nigerian and I have decided to travel to Uyo just like every other Nigerians, to support the Super Eagles in their bid to qualify for the World Cup in Russia.
“I believe the Super Eagles will qualify for the World Cup, if we can all give them our support and believe in them,” he told CompleteSports.
Nigeria top Group B with 10 points from four games and need an outright win over Zambia who are on seven points, to qualify before the last day of the qualifiers.
Enzenwa To Start In Goal
Head coach of the Super Eagles, has given a clear hint of what his team selection will look like, when they take on Zambia in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday.
In their closed-door training on Friday, Rohr lined up Team A against Team B.
Team A featured almost the same team that played the last two games against Cameroon.
During the course of the session that lasted one hour, the coach however made some substitutions moving players from the Team A to B, and some from B to A – an indication of possible late changes.
Here is how they lined up, including the substitutions made by the coach during the training session at the mainbowl of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
Team A: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Elderson Echiejile ( Ola Aina), Shehu Abdullahi, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses, Moses Simon (Alex Iwobi), Odion Ighalo.
Team B: Daniel Akpeyi, Ola Aina ( Echiejile) , Chidozie Awaziem, Oghenekaro Etebo, Mikel Agu, John Ogu, Uche Agbo, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa, Anthony Nwakaeme, Alex Iwobi ( Simon).