WCQ: Nigeria record first away win against Zambia
The Super Eagles of Nigeria got off to a bright start in their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign as they defeated Zambia 2-1 to pick up their first ever away win against the Chipolopolo.
Premier League duo of Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho scored in the 33rd and 43rd minute respectively to hand Nigeria a comfortable lead going into the break.
Iwobi and Iheanacho celebrate
However, a fine finish from Zambia’s Mbesuma in the 70th minute set up a tense finished to the game, but Nigeria were able to hold on to claim all three points and move top in CAF qualifying Group B .