Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel will arrive Nigeria on Sunday ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

Nigeria will host the Chipolopolo at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on October 7.

Victory for the 2013 Africa champions against Zambia will seal their place at the Russia World Cup with a game to spare.

“Many of the players have been showing their readiness for the match and I can also tell you that Mikel will be in Nigeria on Sunday, so we are focused ahead of the match.

“Mikel is showing a high level of commitment to the match with the way he talks about it and when you start hearing such from the captain, you will understand that nothing short of victory is his target.” Media officer Toyin Ibitoye told Complete Sports.

Nigeria is topping Group B of the Africa qualifiers with 10 points, while Zambia have 7.

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