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Kalusha: Congrats Nigeria, Well Fought Chipolopolo

Kalusha: Congrats Nigeria, Well Fought Chipolopolo

By James Agberebi: Zambia football legend, Kalusha Bwalya, has congratulated the Super Eagles following their qualification for the 2018 FIFA  World Cup after a hard-fought 1-0 win against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Uyo on Saturday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

Alex Iwobi who came on in the second half was the hero as he finished off Shehu Abdullahi’s low cross.


The win means the Eagles have qualified for the World Cup even with a round of games remaining in Group B.

Reacting to the outcome of the game, Bwalya also hailed the Chipolopolo for their impressive performance.

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“FullTime Nigeria 1-0 Chipolopolo. Well fought boys. Congrats to Nigeria World Cup qualifiers , Russia2018,” Bwalya tweeted on his verified Twitter handle immediately after the match.

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  • My advice to Zambian football is to keep these boys together with this coach. They are a team for the afcon. If this match was played in Zambia, we would have been singing a different song. I doubt if we would have won. At best a draw. This Chipolopolo is good. We love you.

  • charles emeka okwu 4 years ago

    The team is just a typical african team(no flair,football football IQ and quality). Running all day in a football match cant win u matches but the technical know how and right tactics from the players and coach deployed during the encounter. The zambians relied so much on long balls and pace of their players which was nullified by the more exposed and experienced nigerians. I will advice the zambian FA to keep this team together and get a sound coach whom their present coach can leadn more from. Nigeria won the match cus the tactics and individual brilliance from our players