A look back at the Super Eagles’ successful World Cup campaign with a look at all the important numbers.
Nigeria will participate in this summer’s World Cup in Russia after an almost flawless qualification campaign.
Here are all the important numbers:
1) Position Nigeria finished in Group D, ahead of Zambia, Algeria and Cameroon.
2) The number of goals scored by Alex Iwobi throughout the whole qualifying campaign.
3) Goals scored by Victor Moses in the qualifiers.
4-0) Biggest win of the campaign against Cameroon.
5) Goals scored in games against Cameroon.
6) Number of goals scored by the combination of John Obi Mikel, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi.
+8) Nigeria’s final goal difference in the qualifiers.
9) Number of yellow cards handed to Eagles stars.
14) Number of points Nigeria achieved in their six matches, only two away from the perfect 18.
10) Number of points that Nigeria accumulated in the first four games of the qualifiers.
12) Number of goals scored by Nigeria in the campaign.
17) The number of players that played their first World Cup qualifiers for Nigeria during this campaign.