BREAKING: Nigeria beats Cameroon 3 – 2, reaches 2019 AFCON quarter finals

By Bature Dan-Inni

The Nigerian team, the Super Eagles has reach the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2019) last eight by edging a 3-2 thriller against Cameroon on Saturday.

This mean that, the holders, Cameroonian Indomitable Lions are out of the competition which is taking place in Cairo, Egypt.

Cameroon is being coached by Clarence Seedorf.

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo struck twice in Cairo, in the 19 and 63 minutes while Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi netting the winner in the 66 minute.

Cameroon goals came from S. Bahoken and C. N Jie in the 41 and 44 minutes respectively.