- Nigerian international Uche Agbo has said that Cameroon cannot stop Nigeria from qualifying for the 2018 World Cup
- The Granada CF player said he did not see anything special that the Indomitable Lions have to stop the Super Eagles
- Nigeria will face Cameroon in August 2017 in a World Cup qualifying tie
Despite their incredible performance which helped them win the 2017 African Cup of Nations Championship in Gabon, Nigerian forward Uche Agbo has explained that the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon cannot stop the Super Eagles from qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup billed to hold in Russia.
Against all odds, the young Indomitable Lions who were not with several of their top stars went on to beat AFCON 2017 favorite Egypt 2-1 in the final duel on Sunday, February 5, 2017.
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The Super Eagles will be at home in August 2017 to face Cameroon in a World Cup qualifying match in Uyo, and Uche Agbo who plays for Granada CF stated that it would be difficult for the Lions to stop the Eagles from soaring.
“With all due respect, the AFCON is not the World Cup, and whatever Cameroon achieved at the AFCON will not stop us from being at Russia 2018.
“I haven’t seen anything special in the Cameroonian team. They do not have what it takes to stop the Super Eagles. No team can stop us from the World Cup.” the 21-year-old defender explained.
Meanwhile, Nigeria lead their qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup with six points from two matches, while Cameroon occupy second position with two points.