AFCON 2019: Nigeria defeats Cameroon 3 – 2
After twelve days of group stage action and two days of rest, the journey to African Cup of Nations, AFCON, glory resumed today in the land of the pyramids, Egypt.
The group stages coughed up lots of incidents from the goals, the misses, the blunders and the tactics. Not to forget the fans in the stands, the permutations as to who qualifies for the knockout not forgetting the empty stadia.•
But with the group stage over, eight out of the 24 teams were eliminated whiles sixteen teams will in the next four days be whittled down to eight for the quarter finals.
Nigeria vs Cameroon went down today, which saw the former team win the game 3 goals to two.
Odion Ighalo scored an early goal for Nigeria in the 19th minutes, while Cameroon netted two goals back to back, in the 41st and 44th minutes respestively.
Bahoken scored for Cameroon in the 41st minutes, while Njie scored the second.
Ighalo made it a tie for Nigeria in the 63rd minute.. and Iwobi scored the third and final goal in the 66th minutes.