FIFA Expert Drops Hints On Number Of Remaining Points Eagles Need To Qualify For World Cup 2018


Per a report on the official website of World Football governing body FIFA by some of their experts in World Cup Qualifiers, the Super Eagles of Nigeria are odd on favourite to qualify for Russia 2018 from group B of the CAF qualifying series.


The report done after the latest round of qualifiers in Africa reckoned that Nigeria has the greatest advantage in group B, after winning their first two games in the qualifying series.

Super Eagles started the qualifying series with a 2-1 win away to Zambia and consolidated their grip on the leadership position of the group, with a 3-1 win over Algeria last weekend.

As it stands now, Nigeria won’t be in action until August next year but FIFA experts believe, victory over Cameroun in both ties could see Nigeria through to the World Cup, if results elsewhere favours them.

” It’s not yet over in group B, but a Nigeria win over Cameroun in both legs of their next game will move them to twelve points, which could be unassailable if the result of Zambia and Algeria goes in their favour”.

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” If any of Zambia or Algeria fail to get maximum points from their next game and Nigeria succeeds. The best they will end up with is 10 points while if Cameroun lose both ties against Nigeria best they will end up with is 10 points as well”.