Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Buhari Congratulates 'Impressive' Super Eagles

The Super Eagles&apos attacking game caused enough embarrassment for the Cameroonian defence Super Eagles devour Indomitable Lions in Akwa Ibom
Connie Andrews | 02 September, 2017, 01:39

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are just few points away from cementing their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation after securing a comfortable victory against Cameroon.

Nigeria started the first half very slow as the defense was jittery at times.

The former President noted that the Super Eagles have done much to unify the country. Cameroon have two points.

Two of the goals were scored in the first half, while the other two were scored in the second half.

After Cameroon controlled the early proceedings of the game without any clear-cut chances, Odion Ighalo put the Super Eagles ahead with a brilliant run onto a Mikel Jon Obi pass which saw him turn Cameroonian centre back Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui, before slotting pass goalkeeper, Fabrice Ondoa.

However, the Chelsea forward's failure to pick out Ighalo went unpunished, as moments later, Mikel had added Nigeria's second when he fired home after Moses's corner wasn't cleared by the visitors. Things only got worse when Iheanacho sent Nigeria leading with his 77 minute goal, making it four goals to nothing.

Nigeria travel to Youande for the fourth group game against Cameroon which will be played on Monday, September 4.

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined millions of football-loving Nigerians to congratulate the Super Eagles for their impressive performance against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Friday.

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