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Super Eagles victory was down to prayers - Governor Udom

04 September 2017

The APC chieftain commended President Muhamadu Buhari for his crucial fatherly support for the Super Eagles and other national teams which has seen Nigeria's flag flying high in worldwide sports in recent times.

Coach Gernot Rohr said Aina, who can play at right-back or left-back, could now line up in Yaounde as the Super Eagles look for a second victory in four days over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroun.

Nigeria's 4-0 World Cup qualifying win was as comprehensive as it was self satisfying for the Super Eagles, while potentially soul-destroying for Africa's champions Cameroon.

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In quick succession, Ezenwa saved from Bassogog and Ondoa saved from Moses Simon, after a splendid team move from Nigeria that started with the very impressive Leon Balogun, and also involved Echiejile, Mikel Obi and Victor Moses.

Mikel Obi turned in a five-star performance in the middle of the pitch.

This is because should Zambia their return leg tie against Algeria in Algiers and Nigeria get complacent in their upcoming fixtures against Cameroon and the Chipolopolo, it's not impossible that the final match day could be a winner-takes-all match.

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Second half goals from Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho saw the Super Eagles securing their biggest win ever over Cameroon.

It was the ideal response for the Eagles after the shock home defeat to South Africa in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in June, as they now move up to nine points - seven points clear of second-placed Cameroon after three games. They will again confront Cameroon in Yaounde on Monday, September 4. "It was a good game but we are happy we didn't let him down", he said.

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Super Eagles victory was down to prayers - Governor Udom