Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

- Thousands troop to the Godswill Akpabio stadium to watch Nigeria vs Zambia

- The Super Eagles are just one win away from booking their place in Russia 2018 World Cup

- A win for Zambia will set up a tense last day fixture for both countries

The beautiful city of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, has come alive as the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, venue of the World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia, is bathed in sunshine.

With less than one hour to kick-off of the encounter as at the time of filing this report, fans have come out in their thousands to support the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Nigeria, who are just one win away from the 2018 World Cup in Russia, face Zambia on Saturday, October 7, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. Kick-off time for the game is 5pm (Nigerian time).

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Fans outside the stadium waiting to gain entry. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

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Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

A view of the Godswill Akpabio stadium. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Fans in queue. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Fans in queue monitored by security officers. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia

Uyo agog as Nigeria tackle Zambia. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi

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As expected fans have come out in their numbers to cheer the Super Eagles to victory. NAIJ.com is on ground to bring you minute-by-minute account of the encounter.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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