Super Eagles victory was down to prayers - Governor Udom

Phillip Cunningham
September 4, 2017

"I expect a hard game, but we are ready".

Goals from Odion Ighalo, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho sealed the win, with Broos refusing to hold any hopes of a "miraculous" route to Russian Federation.

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, has said that his wards will avoid defeat in Yaounde on Monday when the Lions lockhorns again with the Super Eagles in the second leg of the 2018 World Cup.

The Nigerian side now has a comfortable lead of Group with nine points in their Russian Federation 2018 campaigns.

The Eagles are aiming to become the first team to complete a double over Cameroon in a World Cup qualification round with victory on Monday night.

Cameroon's Belgian coach Hugo Broos admitted Nigeria deserved the win.

With three Group B matches to go, the Super Eagles have a maximum nine points - five ahead of Zambia, with Cameroon a further two points back and Algeria bottom on one point.


Algeria will welcome Zambia to Constantine on Tuesday night.

Moses scored the third in the 55th minute after an exchange of passes with Moses Simon.

The second goal also came in on the 43rd minute when Mikel Obi was at the right time to connect a cross from Victor Moses on the right.

The Eagles are now unbeaten in 33 World Cup qualifying games.

Recent Leicester City signing Kelechi Iheanacho nodded the fourth goal to give Nigeria their widest winning margin since trouncing Zimbabwe 5-1 in Abuja 12 years ago.

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