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Updated: Nigeria knock holders Cameroon out of Africa Cup of Nations


Nigeria senior male football national team, the Super Eagles,  came from one goal behind to defeat defending champions  Cameroon 3-2 at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Alexandria, Egypt.

Stephane Bahoken and Clinton Njie scored for Cameroon in their 2-1 at half-time after Odion Ighalo had put Nigeria ahead.

But two goals in three minutes put Nigeria back in he lead. Ighalo equalised before the forward set up Alex Iwobi to hit the winner.

The Super Eagles will now face the winners of the last-16 tie between hosts Egypt and South Africa in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.


Anthony Nlebem