Zambia arrives Nigeria in batches

Georgia Reed
October 6, 2017

Zambia's national team have arrived their base in Nigeria for their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

"Let them talk, I am not doing any talking for this match", a prominent Nigeria player told KweséESPN.

Nwosu who in the Nigerian team that was knocked out in the qualifiers for the 1986 Africa Cup of Nations by Zambia, however expressed confidence that the Eagles would do enough to secure the ticket to their sixth World Cup appearance.

"We'll go into this game with maximum concentration and focus because a game like this is dicey because we are playing against a young and good side". All we want is the usual support and encouragement by everyone involved, including the fans that will turn out at the match venue, " he said.

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"The game on Saturday will be a high pressure game and I feel with Nigeria playing at home they will be more under pressure which could work to Zambia's advantage", Bwalya said.

"I am confident that the Zambians wouldn't pose much problem to us, especially because we have big names in our team which means the complex will be in the Zambian team".

Zambia last victory against Nigeria in a competitive football match at senior level was 32 years ago.

The first leg of the 2018 world cup qualifiers was won by the Eagles 2-1 in Ndola past year. The Chipolopolo are on seven points going into match.

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