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Nigeria the big winners on dramatic day of African World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria the big winners on dramatic day of African World Cup qualifiers”

From right, Super Eagles players Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo and Ogenyi Onazi celebrate their resounding victory over Cameroon.

Cameroon are third in Group B with two points from three games - seven points behind leaders Nigeria.

The Super Eagles had crushed the reigning African champions 4-0 in the first leg of the double header played last Friday in Uyo.

Commissioner for science and Technology in Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Nse Udo Essien has urged the Super Eagles of Nigeria, to maintain their good performance, saying that the game which they played against Cameroon was highly impressive.

Nigeria's Super Eagles have secured a big victory over neighbouring Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

"There is no pressure anymore on Monday, Nigeria have nine points, we have two points", Broos explained.

"If we had won this game, we would have a chance, but we lost it and I hope everyone will learn from this".

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"There is something like honour, we will defend that on Monday in Yaounde".

"We have to do everything to possible to win the game", he told media.

Nigeria took the lead on 29 minutes when Ighalo latched onto a ball over the top from captain John Mikel Obi before drilling home.

Fans in Uyo were given a treat as two goals in each half saw the Super Eagles take a giant step towards reaching Russian Federation 2018.

Nuno Rocha struck twice in five first-half minutes - the second a penalty after Dean Furman's foul on Ryan Mendes - before Erick Mathoho's mindless sending off for the visitors essentially ended all hopes of a comeback.

"They can also have light training at the annex if they want to".



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