Nigeria 3 Vs Cameroon 0 Ambrose, Simon, Ighalo on target for Super Eagles

Sunday Olise’s men got their goals from Efe Ambrose, Moses Simon and Odion Ighalo

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria bounced back from their friendly 2-0 defeat to Congo to beat Cameroon 3-0.

Sunday Oliseh’s men got their goal from an unlikely source, Efe Ambrose, the impressive Moses Simon and the on-form Odion Ighalo.  

The Super Eagles were far more impressive than they were against Congo, dominating proceedings from the kick off.

They got their first real chance of the game in the 9th minute but Emmanuel Emenike’s was narrowly off target.

Minutes later, Emenike’s beautiful shot was parried away by the Cameroon goalkeeper.


In the 32nd minute, Echiejile beats his marker and drove a shot which the goalkeeper saved.

Celtic defender Ambrose who was called up in the squad to replace an injured player, opened scoring or Nigeria planting a header from John Obi Mikel’s freekick in the 39th minute.

Nigeria in the second half continued dominating the game with Mikel controlling lay from the midfield.

Cameroon were reduced to ten men after Stéphane Mbia was given his second yellow card of the game.

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Nigeria made their one-man advantage count as Simon scored a fantastic solo goal to double Super Eagles’ lead.

Ighalo came on for Emenike in the 75th minute and had time to score the third goal for the Super Eagles.

The inform Watford striker headed a cross past the Cameroon goalkeeper to seal the win for Nigeria.


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