By Johnny Edward:
Photo shows Adlene Guedioura (first left) celebrating a Watford goal with Odion Ighalo):
Algerian captain Adlene Guedioura is confident that the team will qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia despite being drawn against Nigeria, Cameroon and Zambia in the final qualifying round, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The 30-year-old midfielder is however well aware of the danger posed to his country's ambition by his Watford teammates, Nigerian Odion Ighalo and Cameroonian Allan Nyom, admitting that the group is a tough one.
"What a difficult group with fellows Odion Ighalo, Allan Nyom and Sebastian Bassong," Guedioura wrote on Instagram following Friday'sdraw. "Insha Allah we will qualify."
The Super Eagles will host Algeria on matchday 3 on 7 November while the reverse fixture is on the last day in Algeria on 6 November, 2017.
Nigeria picked their first-ever World Cup ticket with a draw in Algeria in 1993 after they held the Fennecs to 1-1 draw.
Guedioura has scored twice in 32 international appearances for Algeria since making his debut in 2010.