AFCON 2019; Nigeria’s Super Eagles Defeats Defeat Defending Champions Cameroon To Quarter Finals

Breaking: Nigeria's Super Eagles Cruise To Quarter Final, Defeat Defending Champions, Cameroon


Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified to the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations after defeating reigning champions, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2 on Saturday.

Odion Ighalo gave Nigeria a 19th-minute lead but Cameroon hit back with two goals in quick succession before halftime from Stephane Bahoken and Clinton Njie to take a 2-1 lead.

Ighalo levelled again for Nigeria in the 63rd minute amid suspicions of offside before Alex Iwobi snatched the winner for the jubilant Super Eagles three minutes later.

The win earned Nigeria a quarter-final against hosts Egypt or South Africa who were meeting later on Saturday.

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