World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Nigeria defeats Cameroon 4-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

UYO, Sep. 1, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Nigeria defeated Cameroon by a big score of 4-0 (halftime: 2-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday afternoon at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

Nigeria dominated the first half thanks to goals from Ighalo ('29) and John Obi Mikel ('42). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Nigerians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Moses '55 and Iheanacho '76).

The result put the Nigerians top of Group B with 9 points. Cameroon is second with 2 points. In their next game, Nigeria will meet second-placed Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on September 4, while Cameroon will face Nigeria.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group B

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Overview

Nigeria at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)

Cameroon at the World Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1982)
  • 13 participations in the qualifications (first in 1970)
2018 World Cup Poster
Nigeria
4:0
Cameroon
4:0 (2:0)
  • 1 September 2017
  • 17:00
  • Uyo

Third Round Group B

TeamPts
Nigeria9
Cameroon2
Zambia1
Algeria1

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