2018 WCQ: Chelsea duo Mikel, Moses fired up for Algeria test

NPFL By: Ambrose Udeme | 07/11/2016

2018 WCQ: Mikel, Moses fired up for Algeria challenge

Super Eagles and Chelsea duo John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses have expressed their readiness to help Nigeria overcome Algeria when both teams clash at the Nest of Champions on Saturday.

After a first away win against the Chipolopolo after six previous visits; as well as their first away since November 2014 when they beat Congo 2-1 in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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While Mikel has been active for Nigeria since Antonio Conte arrived at Chelsea, Moses who has become the Stamford Bridge favorite is yet to play a WCQ game since Rohr's appointment and both are already talking tough ahead of the game.

Mikel in a tweet said: "Looking forward to playing at home on Saturday ... as always we will need your passionate support #Russia2018."

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Moses also took to twitter saying: "After a great result on Saturday for Chelsea now it's time to focus on #Nigeria. Can't wait for the game against Algeria this Saturday."

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The Super Eagles have shot to the top of their qualifying group with three points in their kitty after their Group B rivals, Cameroon and Algeria played out a pulsating 1-1 draw in Blida.