Zambia arrives Nigeria in batches

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"I have always had great respect for the Super Eagles and its array of world-class players but if there is a team that can beat Nigeria in Nigeria, it's Zambia".

Super Eagles' opponents, Zambia, has continued to hit the country in trickles ahead of Saturday's all-important Russian Federation 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Obi said that the team's good performance in previous matches was achieved due to the focus, determination and massive support of all Nigerians.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria top Group B with 10 points from three wins and one draw.

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Bwalya who was captain when Zambia lost 2-1 to Nigeria in the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations Final in Tunisia, hailed the progress of the Chipolopolo (Copper Bullets), saying it won't be about pedigree on the night, Vanguard writes.

So our players should be prepared for the match in Uyo.

The Chipolopolo are not in Uyo where they face the Super Eagles.

"The tendency is for teams to get uptight and tensed for this kind of match".

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"We don't have to be complacent in the game", Iwosu told Goal.

"I don't see the Zambians coming to pull any surprise here".

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

The Eagles, now on 10 points, will seal qualification for next year's FIFA World Cup if they beat Zambia on Saturday.

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