2018 World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria Defeats Cameroon
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have emerged victorious in the just concluded World Cup Qualifier Match against the Indomitable team of Cameroon.
Beating the Cameroonian team four against nil ( 4 – 0), Nigeria has now scaled at the top of the Group B in the 2018 World Cup African qualifiers.
A goal apiece from Odion Ighalo, Chelsea FC winger, Victor Moses; skipper Mikel Obi and substitute Kelechi Iheanacho ensured the Nigeria grabbed the maximum three points at the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo.
After a sluggish start, Ighalo opened the score lines for the Super Eagles at the 28th minute.
Mikel made it 2-0 in the 42nd when he latched onto a Victor Moses corner.
Eleven minutes into the second half, Victor Moses combined with gangling winger Moses Simon before slotting home from inside the box to grab.
Iheanacho, who came in for injured Ighalo, made it 4-0 when he nodded past goalkeeper Fabrice Ondo from Ogenyi Onasi assist in 77th minute.
With the victory today, September 1st, Nigeria top the Group B with nine points, while Cameroon have just two points from three matches.
Aside, the host Governor Udom of Akwa Ibom had earlier promised to lavish $10,000 on the team per goal in the match today.