Super Eagles fall to Cameroon in Austria

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Most fans slammed coach Gernot Rohr for his team selection, especially the obvious omission of 25-goal striker Paul Onuachu, while free agent Ahmed Musa was called up.
Most fans slammed coach Gernot Rohr for his team selection, especially the obvious omission of 25-goal striker Paul Onuachu, while free agent Ahmed Musa was called up.
Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr

By Jacob Ajom

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, who suffered elimination from both the 2018 World Cup and 2019 AFCON at the hands of Nigeria, got some revenge against the Super Eagles in a 2022 World Cup warm-up in Austria Friday night.

The Lions of Cameroon took the lead on 36 minutes through Fulham midfielder Andre Zambo Anguissa, who latched on to a clearance by captain Ekong before he shot from distance beyond a diving goalkeeper Maduka Okoye.

Nigeria enjoyed a bright start and twice within minutes Paul Onuachu had two clear chances to have given the Eagles the lead.

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In the fourth minute, the giant Genk striker produced a goal-bound header off a free kick only to be denied by the impressive Cameroon goalkeeper.

Two minutes later, Onuachu fired a shot at the Cameroon goal, which missed target. Wayward finishing denied the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper