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Turmoil surrounds Nigeria

Updated: December 12, 2009, 4:33 PM ET
By Mark Young | Special to ESPN.com

Despite not losing a game in qualifying, it seemed unlikely that Nigeria would gain a spot in the 2010 FIFA World Cup heading into the last day of the long campaign. It had taken a Victor Obinna goal deep into stoppage time at home against Mozambique in the penultimate round to keep Nigeria within two points of Group B leader Tunisia. But with Tunisia only needing a win against Mozambique on the last day to win the group, it seemed like the Super Eagles were doomed to miss their second straight ...

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