2018 World Cup qualifiers: Group B head-to-heads

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Group B head-to-heads
Victor Moses of Nigeria and Chisamba Lungu of Zambia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Tuesday Nov 07, 2017. 10:30

We look at the team head-to-heads leading into this weekend’s round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Today’s focus is on Group B: Nigeria, Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria.

Group B fixtures

Friday 10 November
Algeria v Nigeria - Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui, Constantine - 21h30 CAT

Saturday 11 November
Zambia v Cameroon - Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola - 15h00 CAT

Algeria v Nigeria
Matches played: 17
Algeria wins: 6
Nigeria wins: 7
Draws: 4
Algeria goals: 21
Nigeria goals: 25
Last meeting: Nigeria 3-1 Algeria, 12 November 2016, Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo

Algeria World Ranking: 67
Nigeria World Ranking: 41
Algeria World Cup appearances: 4 (1982, 1986, 2010, 2014)
Nigeria World Cup appearances: 5 (1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014)

Zambia v Cameroon

Matches played: 13
Zambia wins: 3
Cameroon wins: 5
Draws: 5
Zambia goals: 23
Cameroon goals: 24
Last meeting: Cameroon 1-1 Zambia, 12 November 2016, Limbe Stadium

Zambia World Ranking: 77
Cameroon World Ranking: 42
Zambia World Cup appearances: 0
Cameroon World Cup appearances: 7 (1982, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014)



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