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World Cup 2018 Qualifiers - GROUP STAGE- 5TH MATCHES - all results

WORLD CUP 2018 QUALIFIERS
5th Matches

Group A
Libya vs Congo DR 1:2
Guinea vs Tunisia 1:4

Group B
Cameroon vs Algeria 2:0
Nigeria vs Zambia 1:0

Group C
Morocco  vs Gabon 3:0
Mali vs Ivory Coast 0:0

Group D
South Africa vs Burkina Faso 3:1
Cape Verde vs Senegal 0:2

Group E
Uganda vs Ghana 0:0
Egypt vs Congo 2:1

 

Augustine Mulenga thought he had put Zambia ahead in the 22nd minute, but his effort was ruled out for offside.

Fashion Sakala, Alex Ng'onga and Enock Mwepu had chances for the Chipolopolo but the 2012 African champions failed to punish an over-worked Super Eagles defence.

But substitute Iwobi, who had scored in the reverse fixture in Ndola last October, finished off a decent attack to send Nigeria to a third straight World Cup appearance.

Moses had a great opportunity to add a second towards the end but the Chelsea wing-back slipped inside the box.

Nigeria stay top in Group B and advance with one game to spare from a pool that was dubbed the "Group of Death" and expected to go down to the wire.

In the other group game, Cameroon registered their first win in Group B when beating Algeria 2-0 at home with goals from Clinton Njie and Franck 
Tchidjui Pangop.

Reigning African champions Cameroon and Algeria‚ who got to the second round of the last World Cup finals in Brazil‚ have already been eliminated after disappointing campaigns.

 

8 Oct 2017
(BBC Sport, Nigeria by Oluwashina Okeleji)

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