By James Agberebi:
Chelsea Football Club has congratulated the duo of Victor Moses and Mikel John Mikel for their goal scoring feat in the Super Eagles 3-1 win against Algeria on matchday-2 of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup African Zone qualifiers, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Moses who has been in superb form for the Blues this season scored two goals while Mikel had one.
The London-based club also made mention of Kenneth Omeruo who is on loan at Turkish top division side Alanyaspor and also featured for the Eagles on Saturday before going off injured.
"It was a fantastic night for Victor Moses and John Mikel Obi as they shared the goals in Nigeria’s 3-1 win over Algeria in World Cup qualification," Chelsea remarked on their official website.
"Moses opened the scoring on 26 minutes, with Mikel doubling the Super Eagles’ lead just before half-time.
"Algeria pulled one back through Nabil Bentaleb, but Moses sealed his brace and the win with a stoppage-time effort.
"Kenneth Omeruo also featured for Nigeria and the result leaves them top of the group with maximum points from two matches."