CAF picks Moses, Abdullahi

The Confederation of African Football has  named Super Eagles stars Victor Moses and Shehu Abdullahi  in its Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying  XI.

Nigeria  defeated  Zambia 1-0  in Uyo on Saturday to qualify for  their sixth  World Cup, with Chelsea wing-back Moses and Cyprus-based defender  Abdullahi proving  themselves  in the encounter.

This will be Moses’ third straight selection as he was also named in the team for last month’s double-header against African champions  Cameroon.

Liverpool ace  Mohamed Salah, who scored late winner for Egypt to qualify for the World Cup after beating Congo 2-1,  South Africa’s   Percy Tau and Kalidou Coulibaly of Senegal are among the players selected, according to ScoreNigeria.

The next round of World Cup qualifying action will be from November 6.




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