Ezenwa To Start Ahead Akpeyi

Nigeria's Victor Moses celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during their 2018 FIFA World Cup African zone Group B qualifying match against Algeria at the Akwa Ibom State Stadium in Uyo

South Africa -based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, who was in goal in the November 2016 3-1 win over Algeria at the same venue, has finally been ruled out of action on Friday as a result of injury.

"If we still want to have a chance of qualifying, we must take at least four points off Nigeria", the Belgian told reporters. The final two qualifiers will be played in October and November with only the five group winners progressing to play in Russian Federation.

The IfeanyiUbah FC goalkeeper saved a penalty in Super Eagles Team B 2-0 win over the Republic of Benin to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN).

The Ccameroonian team captain, Benjamin Moukandjo, said that the team was focused and had prepared hard for the match.

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Nigeria have been winners 10 times, in 20 previous encounters, with Cameroon winning four times and six matches drawn.

The development means that Ezenwa will finally get his big break with the Super Eagles as after a long wait for the opportunity. If they lose, it will be hard for Cameroon to catch us. "A win is a win, we want to win (against Cameroon), and that will give us an added advantage in the qualifiers", stated the former Chelsea star, who now plies his trade in China.

Only one team will make it to the finals in Russian Federation next year.

"There is always a motivation going to the World Cup". We'll be building up throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account of the game as it unfolds.

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The City hierarchy do not want to lose a club icon like Aguero, though, while Sterling is seen as an asset for the future. Sterling, of course, was sent off last weekend after he scored a 97th minute victor for Man City at Bournemouth.

"It is an important game for as a team, we know it's going to be hard, but we are prepared to beat Nigeria".

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi also withdrew from the squad on Sunday with a thigh problem.

They will be rugged as usual, tight and well organised at the back with AFCON 2017 MVP Christian Bassogog, Vincent Aboubakar and Fabrice Olinga their major threats in attack.

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