Nigeria vs Cameroon Live Updates: Super Eagles, Lions battle for quarter-final slot – Premium Times

Read All Newspapers in one Place - Download our App for free. DOWNLOAD

The Super Eagles of Nigeria and Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions are set to slug it out in what has been dubbed the star Round of 16 fixture at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. For many, this tasty clash is coming earlier than expected, but that said a fierce contest is expected as Nigeria and Cameroon engage themselves in another supremacy battle this Saturday. After failing to pick the number one spots in their respective groups, these eternal rivals now have for themselves a tortuous route as they look to add to their Afcon titles. While Nigeria boasts of three Afcon titles, Cameroon are looking to double that tally as they are hunting for a sixth African title in Egypt. With captain Mikel injured and certain to be on the bench, the burden of leadership is on Ahmed Musa’s shoulders. The youthful Super Eagles team which boasts of the likes of Alex Iwobi, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze, Wilfred Ndidi, Ola Aina, Chidozie Awaziem. Even the experienced Odion Ighalo must all be at their very best to keep their maiden AFCON hopes alive. Stay with PREMIUM TIMES for Live Updates Kickoff is 5.00pm Super Eagles Starting Lineup Vs Cameroon: Daniel Akpeyi Chidozie Awaziem Ola Aina Kenneth Omeruo William Troost-Ekong Wilfred Ndidi Oghenekaro Etebo Alex Iwobi Moses Simon Ahmed Musa Odion Ighalo We are underway.. Kick off Explosive start by Super Eagles The Super Eagles win the first corner kick Ighalo flagged offside The game has started on a high tempo Poor delivery by Ahmed Musa Dangerous tackle by Etebo.. Free kick for Cameroon Seven minutes gone… Nigeria with the better chances but still 0-0 Super Eagles trying to exploit the wings while Cameroon using thier physicality A chance for Cameroon.. Ola Aina with a crucial clearance Nigeria with another chance.. Goes away for a corner kick Cameroon come close with that corner kick Goal!! Super Eagles with the lead Odion Igahlo with the goal for Nigeria This is the first time Nigeria is scoring in the first half in the 2019 Afcon Ola Aina tries a low shot.. Onana with a save Thunderous shot blocked by the Super Eagles defence