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Super Eagles Stunned Defending Champion

Written by Abdul-mateen

A highly contested 90 mins of midfield battle, physicality, character, resilience and excitement between two powerful houses in Africa Football, the super eagles of Nigeria and the the indomitable lions of Cameroon .

The eagles played a 4-3-3 formation whilst the indomitable lions play a 3-5-2 formation.

Nigeria looks very formidable in defense , with a very threatening attacker’s whilst Cameroon looks very compact in midfield with an equally threatening attacker’s

odion  ighalo hit the back of the net in the 18th minutes following a left footed strike from the center of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kenneth omeruo following a set piece situation.

Stephane Bahoken brought the game on a level grounds with a goal for the defending champions in the 40th minutes following a brilliant assist from Christian Bassogog .

The  defending champions gained momentum and increased the the tally on the verge of halftime with a powerful strike from Clinton N’Jie.

Odion ighalo put his side on  level grounds with the defending champions with his second goal of the day.

Arsenal attacker nwobi sealed the victory for the super eagles in the 65th minutes! Beautiful conversion by all standards .

Odion ighalo with two goals and an assists was voted man of the match , very clinical upfront.