Nigeria vs Cameroon: Super Eagles defeat defending champions, qualify for quarter-final

Nigeria are through to the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations, after they defeated Cameroon 3-2 on Saturday.

Odion Ighalo opened scoring in the 19th minute, after his shot was deflected in by Banana.

The Indomitable Lions fought back to lead 2-1 before the break, thanks to goals from Stephane Bahoken and Clinton N’Jie.

However, Gernot Rohr’s men turned it around with two quickfire goals from Ighalo and Alex Iwobi.

The Super Eagles will now take on the winner between Egypt and South Africa in today’s second Round of 16 clash.

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