Two first half goals from China-based duo Odion Ighalo and skipper John Mikel Obi, gave the Eagles a 2-0 lead. Two more goals in the second half from Victor Moses and substitute Kelechi Iheanacho, secured the outstanding win for Nigeria.
Reacting to the win, Sivasspor also expressed delight that Echiejile featured for 90 minutes in the win.
“World Cup Africa qualifying group matches, Nigeria defeated Cameroon 4-0. Elderson played 90 minutes. Congratulations,” the club was quoted on their verified Twitter handle.
Echiejile is set be for action in the Eagles’ second leg match in Yaoundé on Monday.