The Super Eagles defeated the Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. The goals were scored by Odion Ighalo, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, President Buhari joined millions of football-loving Nigerians at home to congratulate the super Eagles on their impressive win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

He urged the players to sustain the motion as they approach the crucial second leg of the tie in Yaounde, on Monday and also praised them for their disciplined, skilful and entertaining display against the defending African champions.

The president noted that with the exciting victory, it is assured that they will qualify for the World cup in Russia 2018. He urge Nigeria football lover to continue to pray and support the team to ensure victory next week.
He also commended the Akwa Ibom government for its continued support and provision of excellent hosting facilities.

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