Onazi Relishes 'Great Feeling' Of Representing Nigeria Ahead Cameroon Clash

Rosalie Stanley
August 31, 2017

Nigeria, on six maximum points from their first two matches, will all but seal a place in Russian Federation if they snap up the three points on offer on Friday evening.

Nigeria have suffered a huge blow ahead of Friday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo after Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi withdrew from the squad with a thigh muscle strain.

Nigeria has won 11 of the 19 previous encounters with Cameroon and secured four draws, while Cameroon had beaten the Eagles only four times.

"But hopefully after tomorrow's (Wednesday) training, which will be closed to journalists, I will have in my mind the team to start this important game against Cameroon". "What we need right now is the support of every Nigerian so that we can get the desired results in both games", he said.

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Zimbabwean Brighton Mudzamiri, who will be the referee assessor in Friday's FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Cameroon in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has arrived the country on Tuesday.

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.

Zambia who have one point are third while Algeria are bottom on just one point.

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