Super Eagles arrive Yaoundé ahead of Cameroon game


Nigerian delegation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup matchday four encounter against Cameroon on Monday night have arrived in Yaoundé, reports from the city of Yaoundé.

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick led the delegation which included NFF vice president 2 and LMC chairman Shehu Dikko, Super Eagles players and officials, correspondent Adepoju Tobi and some media representatives.

Officials of the high commission of Nigeria in Yaoundé and officials from the Cameroon Football Association welcomed the Super Eagles contingent from Uyo with over a dozen of Nigerians based in Yaoundé waving the green and white flags.

Nigeria won the first leg of this fixture last week Friday in a dramatic 4-0 win. Zambia defeated Algeria 3-1 in Ndola to open up a challenge for the World Cup ticket in Group B.

Super Eagles are top of Group B with 9 points and a win in Yaoundé will confirm the World Cup ticket for the three-time AFCON champions.

Super Eagles and FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa said he is hopeful of a win in Yaoundé.

“We are highly motivated for this big game, the result in Uyo is a major factor for us. The pressure is back on them and we have got the advantage. A win will guarantee us the World Cup ticket and we are hopeful of another win on Monday,” said Ezenwa to on arrival in Yaoundé.

The team will train at 6pm local time at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaoundé.

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