Completesports.com’s ADEBOYE AMOSU appraises the performance of Super Eagles’ players in their 3-2 win against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon – an AFCON 2019 Round of 16 clash at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday, July 6 2019.
DANIEL AKPEYI 6/10
The Chippa United goalkeeper was exposed by his defence for the two goals scored by the Indomitable Lions in the game. Looked calm and handled the pressure well.
CHIDOZIE AWAZIEM 6/10
Partly responsible for the first Cameroonian goal. Recovered well to help the Super Eagles keep the Cameroonians at bay despite picking a yellow card in the critical part of the game.
KENNETH OMERUO 6/10
Left his man free for Cameroon’s first goal and was not at his best for the major part of the game.
WILLIAM TROOST-EKONG 6/10
Got the nod to start ahead of Leon Balogun and did enough to help the Super Eagles progress into the quarterfinals.
OLA AINA 6/10
Failed to stand up to the challenge of Clinton Njie for Cameroon’s second goal although he finished the game strongly.
WILFRED NDIDI 6/10
Looked lively in the opening exchanges but fizzled out afterwards.
OGHENEKARO ETEBO 7/10
Full of life and was the Super Eagles best player on the pitch at some point in the game. Picked up an injury in the latter stages of the first half which slowed down his performance.
ALEX IWOBI 6/10
Came alive in the second half and scored the winning goal for the Super Eagles. Still not yet at his best in the competition.
AHMED MUSA 6/10
Showed a bit of his best in the second half and provided the assist for Odion Ighalo’s second goal.
SIMON MOSES 6/10
Need to be more consistent in his game. Created few problems for the Cameroonians and helped out in the defence.
ODION IGHALO 8/10
Scored two goals and provided an assist in the Super Eagles third goal scored by Alex Iwobi. He was duly named man of the match in the game.
SAMUEL CHUKWUEZE 5/10
Helped push the Cameroonians back following his introduction for Moses Simon.
PAUL ONUACHU 3/10
Replaced Odion Ighalo late on and didn’t offer much.