Nigeria vs Zambia live update minute by minute

Nigeria vs Zambia kick off 5pm at Godswill Akpabio international stadium. The match is showing live at supersport both in GOTV and DSTV. If you are not watching live you can catch up the live update in mystatenews.com. Nigeria vs Zambia live update minute by minute

Nigeria will need a win to book a place in Russia 2018. Also a win for Chipolopolo of Zambia will keep their hope alive. The Super Eagle sit on top position with 10 points follow by Zambia with 7 points. A win for Zambia will see Zambia level with Nigeria with same point but Nigeria with superior goal deference.

Nigeria vs Zambia live update minute by minute

Join us for live update of Nigeria vs Zambia. The players to look out for are Victor Moses and Mike Obi for Nigeria side while Austin Mulenga for Zambia. Check the live update below.

The both teams are making their way out to the stadium. Minister of Power housing and Estate presents the president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari welcome the players and National anthem of the two counties are being recited.

Nigeria Super takes the kick off playing from right to left. And Early injury for Balogun but he managed to survive it.

First corner of match goes to Zambia. And Zambia plays two consecutive corners. And Nigeria gets her first corner in 6 minutes of the match.

The match is currently 50-50 in possession. The visitor Zambia giving their best to absorb the pressure from Nigeria Super Eagle.

After 10 minutes Nigeria 0 – 0 Zambia.

Chipolopolo of Zambia makes a very good attempt to score the Eagle but it fires wide. But Nigeria enjoys lions possession.

Oh my God Super Eagle just miss a gold chance to open scoring.

20 minutes to the match Nigeria 0 – 0 Zambia. As Nigeria Super Eagle presses forward to score. A goal from Zambia as just cancelled for an offside goal.

Injury for Onaze and he is replaced by Mikel Agu. Hope that will not affect the Eagle. So first substitution for the Eagle.

After 30 minutes Nigeria 0 – 0 Zambia. Nigeria still seek the first goal.

Nigeria vs Zambia live update minute by minute

Zambia closes to score. The ball just fire to bar, that is the best chance of the match so far.

Mikel Obi fire wide that is good chance missed.

The first half of the match is ended. Nigeria 0 – 0 Zambia. At the end of the first half Zambia gets the better possession 54 to 46.

First half break.

The second half resumes with corner for the Super Eagle.

It is a goal. Alex Iwob fires Nigeria first goal Nigeria 1 – 0 Zambia. The Arsenal striker who came on as a substitute came with the pace an brilliance the Eagles needed and he scored from close range.

The match ended with Nigeria 1 – 0 Zambia.

With this result Nigeria has qualified for the world cup in Russia comes next year.

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