Super Eagles trash Cameroon Lions, Pres. Buhari congratulates them




Nigeria’s Super Eagles walloped neighbours Cameroon Lions 4-0 to register a decisive win in their bid for qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Two of the goals were scored in the first half, while the other two were scored in the second half.
Odion Ighalo opened scoring in the 29th minute.  Captain Mikel Obi added the second goal  two minutes before the break. Victor Moses curled in the third goal outside of the box in the 56th minute and substitute  Kelechi Iheanacho extended the score line on 77th minute later.
Nigeria now lead their group B with nine points. Cameroon have two points.   Algeria and Zambia have one point each
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on Friday’s impressive 4-0 win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
President Buhari, while noting that with the exhilarating victory, Nigeria is on the verge of qualification for the World Cup in Russia 2018, urged  the players to sustain the momentum as they approach the crucial second leg of the tie in Yaounde, on Monday.
The President enjoined Nigerians who always see football as a unifying platform, to continue to pray and support the team to guarantee victory next week and make qualification doubly sure.
He also commended the Akwa Ibom State Government for its continued support and provision of excellent hosting facilities.

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