Obinna Nsofor's goal three minutes
into stoppage time kept Nigeria's slim World Cup hopes alive as
they squeezed out a narrow 1-0 home win over Mozambique on
The victory came after some frenetic attacking towards the
end of their African zone Group B qualifier.
Nsofor's strike came after Obafemi Martins had his header
saved. Martins had fluffed several earlier chances to give
Nigeria the lead.
Tunisia, who started Sunday's penultimate set of qualifiers
two points ahead in the standings, would have qualified for next
year's finals in South Africa had second-placed Nigeria drawn.
They remain in command after Issam Jomaa's first minute goal
sealed a 1-0 win at home to Kenya in Rades on Sunday.
Tunisia visit Mozambique while Nigeria travel to Kenya in
the final round of group matches on Wednesday.