Super Eagles Line Up vs Cameroon
Ikeme, Abdullahi, Ambrose, Balogun, Echiejile, Mikel, Onazi, Igboun, Simon, Emenike, Musa
*The Eagles have won two of their four friendlies against Cameroon, drawing the other two.
*39 goals have been scored in the previous meetings between both teams.
The Indomitable Lions players are getting on the pitch. The flag bearers and crowd are expectant.
The two teams are on the pitch now with the countries' national teams set to be recited. The Super Eagles are in all white strips; Cameroon are in their traditional green shirts over red shots.
Nigeria's anthem is first to be sang.
FT: Nigeria 3- 0 Cameroon
90- Shehu Abdullahi attended to by the medics
GOAL. Nigeria score third goal through Odion Ighalo from an Echejile cross
86- Freekick to Cameroon. But Nigeria gets their now, Shehu Abdullahi brought down
82- The Eagles lose out to Cameroon in possession
78- Iwobi in for Musa (Nigeria)
75- The Lions in control at the moment but the ball is out of the Eagles' danger zone.
72- Aboubakar's goal ruled for offside, his celebration cut short
65- The Cameroon side are making a substitution; Fai for Bassong
63- Vincent Aboubakar fouls Ahmed Musa. Mikel Obi meanwhile is getting replaced by Wilfred Ndidi
60- Cameroon with a corner now but the ball is our of danger
GOAL!! Moses Simon pounces on a Musa cross, he takes out his marker and unleashes a low shot with his left foot which beats Ondoa. 2-0
58- The Eagles win a throw-in for Nigeria
56- Carl Ikeme parries a Moukandjoo swerving shot, earns the Lions a corner
53- The Supet Eagles with the passes around their 18-yard box.
50- Vincent Aboubakar wins a freekick for Cameroon. But its Nigeria's turn within seconds
48- The supporters club in high spirits as Mbia runs out of the pitch. Mikel takes the freekick but the Eagles concede a freekick
47- Stephane Mbia gets a second yellow card and a red for a foul on Sylvester Igbonu
45- Nigeria kick off the 2nd half.
HT: Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon
44- Clinton Njie lays a pass from the left side of attack after a mazy run but it eludes everyone
44- Moukandjoo's shot isn't a problem for Ikeme
43- Vincent Aboubakar causes some trepidation for the Eagles with a cross shot but the ball fizzles out of touch
42- The Cameroon forwards attack Eagles backline but Carl Ikeme gathers from a strayed cross.
40- Ahmed Musa wins Nigeria a corner. Mikel takes it but Cameroon kick out the ball
38-GOAL. Efe Ambrose scores off a header from a Mikel freekick. Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon.
37- Cameroon defenders heave a collective sigh of relief from Eagles attacks and clears for a throw-in
34- Poor communication by Ikeme and Efe leads to a Lions' corner. Ikeme to kick out the ball out now
32- The Eagles forward Igbonu unleashes a shot but it is saved. Emmanuel Emenike is fouled and wins a freekick for Nigeria
30- Cameroon's Chedjou charges at the Eagles midfield but ends up winning a corner
27- Mikel's final ball after his passes with Echiejile goes stray but the playmaker organises the team play again
26- The Nigerian fans are crying out for a goal. Meanwhile Simon Moses' pace continues to worry the Lions but he loses the ball
25- The Eagles exchange good passes but the menacing Musa has the ball stolen from his feet.
22- Emenike's shot parried away bu Oandar. Vincent Aboubakar's effort saved by Carl Ikeme
20- A yellow card to Ahmed Musa for a foul.
19- The Eagles are in possession of the ball and are spraying the passes around
17-Sylvester Igbonu is down writhing in pain at the edge of the Cameroon box and is attended to by the medics.
The match has restarted
14-Mikel with a freekick now but the Eagles soon win another freekick as Emenike goes down from a challenge. The Cameroon wall is set and now block Onazi's shot
Simon's pace a worry for the Lions but thery deal with the threat
11- Ogenyi Onazi's pass cut out the Lions launch an attack but Echiejile delivers a throw-in for the Eagles now
9- Emenike and Musa combine beautifully but the Lions clear the ball on the goal line
8- Igbonu, now Simon Moses win Nigeria a freekick. Cameroon eventually get a throw-in
6- Makandjoo wins a freekick for the Lions.
4- Shehu Abdullahi kicks the ball and its a throw to the Lions.
Nigeria's Emenike's intended cross was poor
3- Freekick to Cameroon but Nigeria regain possession
2- Nigeria's Igbonu wins a freekick for Nigeria. The Eagles build from the back
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