LionsBet Preview: Cameroon – Nigeria: Back the West African giants to avoid defeat

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The Super Eagles dominated their fierce rivals in Uyo on Friday and will look to do likewise in Yaoundé on Monday

Nigeria travel to the Ahmadou-Ahidjo Stadium to take on Cameroon in the return leg of their 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Hugo Bross’ men fell heavily to their next door neighbours with a 4-0 defeat in Uyo. The Indomitable Lions simply had no answers to their opponent’s brilliance and its put them on the back foot. LionsBet still quotes them as slight favourites at odds of (2.30) for the win.

Goals from Odion Ighalo, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho ensured that Nigeria took control of Group B. With five points separating them and second placed Zambia, a win in Yaoundé at (2.90) would seal their place in Russia next year.

Cameroon fans

A draw would still be a credible result for the Super Eagles and should it happen that way, the same firm offers odds of (3.20).

Victory in Uyo means Gernot Rohr’s charges have maintained a 100% record in the World Cup qualifiers. Confidence is sky high and the men in green can be backed to avoid defeat at odds of (1.45).

The 4-0 result on Friday evening means that all the West African giants qualifiers have ended with an average of three goals. Punters who feel that would surface again in the Cameroonian capital can back it at (2.10).

Nigeria national team

Keeping a clean sheet might not be easy but with the kind of confidence brimming in the Super Eagles camp, odds of (3.10) are on offer with LionsBet for another one while it’s a chunky (4.25) for the 2013 African champions to win to nil.

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