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Nigeria striker Iwobi ruled out of Cameroon clash

31 August, 2017, 01:42 | Author: Christina Hansen
  • Eagles in training in Uyo

Head Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr is excited over the fitness of his lads as they begin preparations for the all-important World Cup Qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, AOIFootball.com reports.

The Super Eagles host Cameroon in Uyo on September 1, 2017 and the return leg game is scheduled to be played in Yaoundé three days later.

Already 22 players are in camp as at Tuesday afternoon ahead of the match.

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Ahead of the crucial encounters, Kanu who played in three FIFA World Cup tournaments has urged the Super Eagles to believe.

Nigeria are now leading the Group B of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers African zone with 6 points after winning their first two games against Zambia and Algeria.

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

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Onazi, 24, has scored once for Nigeria since making his senior debut in 2012 in an Africa Cup of Nations second round qualifier against Liberia in Calabar.

The 21-year-old will also miss the September 4 showdown against African champions Cameroon in Yaounde, according to the Nigeria Football Federation.

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