Can Eagles now beat Cameroon when it matters most?

The Super Eagles led by Captain John Obi Mikel, training at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium…yesterday

The Super Eagles led by Captain John Obi Mikel, training at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium…yesterday

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos admits their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is doomed if they do not take at least four points off Nigeria in back-to-back clashes.

The coach said that the Indomitable Lions, apart from being African champions, had played against hard national teams of Chile, Germany, and Australia in the Confederation cup.

He said "German machine" Leon Balogun has returned to add aggression to the heart of the back four after injury kept him out in June, while "natural leader" skipper Mikel Obi and "our best striker" Victor Moses are also back in the fold.

The 28-year-old goalkeeper is very focused on the task at hand and wants to ensure the Super Eagles get all the three points.

"Cameroon have a good team but we also have a good team. If we get it right in Uyo on Friday, I see the team beating Cameroun in front of their home fans in Yaounde on Monday", Pinnick stated.

Algeria, who have qualified for the last two World Cups, are in Lusaka to face Zambia on Saturday.

Israel accuses Iran of building missiles in Syria and Lebanon
United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric has expressed "full confidence" in the force s commander. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas is now visiting Turkey and was not expected to meet Guterres.

Aina understands that the games could make or mar the Eagles chances of joining the Russian Federation train and is already looking forward to the whole experience.

Useful facts: Germany are on a hot streak of six consecutive wins, while the Czech Republic have won just two games in that timeframe.

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi also withdrew from the squad on Sunday with a thigh problem.

And Pinnick, who doubles as a member of the Confederation of African Football executive committee has charged Rohr's men to play with zeal against the Cameroonians who are in dire need of a victory.

Nigeria now sit atop Group B of the World Cup qualification in Africa with six points, four ahead of Cameroun in second place, while Zambia and Algeria are in third and fourth positions respectively.

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