Super Eagles defeat Plateau UTD 3-0
Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated Plateau United 3-0 in a test game preparatory to Sunday’s world cup qualifier in Zambia with Arsenal star Alex Iwobi again catching the eye with a brace.
Iwobi crowned a superb individual display when in the 54th minute he combined well with Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho to double the Eagles lead.
Gent of Belgium midfielder Anderson Esiti opened scoring in the 36th minute following a fine solo run.
Meanwhile, President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has said that Nigeria’s world cup qualifying group is worse than ‘group of death’
Nigeria will have to go past Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia to qualify for a sixth world cup.
Pinnick said Algeria are Africa’s leading team, Cameroon have won the African Cup of Nations four times, and have featured at the World Cup seven times, and Zambia have also proved themselves.