Abdullahi was outstanding for the Super Eagles and crowned his effort with a delightful assist that led to Alex Iwobi’s goal which secured the win and qualification for the 2018 World Cup for Nigeria. For emerging the best player of the match, Abdullahi was presented with a cash prize N1 million
The Super Eagles are the first African team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
In Group B’s other game, Cameroon defeated Algeria 2-0 in Yaoundé.
Both Cameroon (six points) and Algeria (one point) have already been eliminated prior to matchday five fixtures.