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Arsenal’s Iwobi sends Nigeria to 2018 World Cup

ABUJA: Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi sent Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup finals with the winning goal in a 1-0 African qualifying victory over Zambia on Saturday. The Super Eagles became the first African team to advance to Russia after taking an unassailable lead atop Group B. It will be their sixth World Cup finals appearance. Substitute Iwobi blasted home from a pullback by Shehu Abdullahi 17 minutes from time to secure qualification. In a high tempo first half, Zambia thought they had taken the lead when Augustin…