25 January 2013

Zambia/Nigeria: Things You Should Know - Zambia vs. Nigeria

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Emmanuel Emenike of Nigeria, no. 9, celebrates his opening goal in Friday's encounter with reigning champions Zambia. Five minutes before the end of the match, Nigeria conceded a penalty, and Zambian goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene equalised for the champions.

David Chabala is the highest caps winner for Zambia with 108 appearances.

Nigeria was the last team to beat Zambia in the Nations Cup - in 2010.

Ike Uche will be hoping to score his 19th international goal for the Super Eagles against Zambia.

Christopher Katongo has scored 19 goals in 79 appearances for Zambia.

Nigeria is ranked 57th while Zambia is ranked 34th in the world.

In Afcon tournaments, Nigeria and Zambia have scored four goals against each other.

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