SUPER EAGLES SOAR OVER CAMEROON TO REACH QUARTER FINALS

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SUPER EAGLES SOAR OVER CAMEROON TO REACH AFCON QUARTER-FINALS

Nigeria on Saturday sent home Cameroon after qualifying at the knockout stage at the 2023 African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast after a 2-0 victory.

Nigeria earlier scored through Semi Ajayi’s rebound after a long press in the opposition’s box

However, the goal was subjected to a VAR review and disallowed.

The Moroccan referee, Rédouane Jiyed, ruled the game offside.

Ademola Lookman was the star of the show, scoring twice as the Super Eagles devoured fierce rivals Cameroon in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round of 16 game late Saturday.

Osimhen wrestled the ball from Oumar Gonzalez, set Lookman up, and the shot trickled home under Fabrice Ondoa in the 36th minute to give Nigeria their first goal.

Again, Bassey crossed from the left and Lookman met it first time at the near post to slide home at the 90th minute making it 2-0.Coach Jose Peseiro’s men will now play Angola in the next game on Friday

About Dons Eze

DONS EZE, PhD, Political Philosopher and Journalist of over four decades standing, worked in several newspaper houses across the country, and rose to the positions of Editor and General Manager. A UNESCO Fellow in Journalism, Dr. Dons Eze, a prolific writer and author of many books, attended several courses on Journalism and Communication in both Nigeria and overseas, including a Postgraduate Course on Journalism at Warsaw, Poland; Strategic Communication and Practical Communication Approach at RIPA International, London, the United Kingdom, among others.

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