WATCH: AFCON 2019: Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon | Goals and Highlights
Nigeria are into the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating the defending Cameroon in a thrilling encounter on Saturday at the Alexandria stadium in Egypt.
Nigeria opened the scoring after Ighalo’s strike deflected on one of the Cameroon defenders before hitting the back of the net.
Cameroon scored two goals in five minutes to take lead just a few minutes before halftime.
Nigeria fought back in the second half and their hard work paid off as Ighalo and Alex Iwobi’s goal put them in the next round of the competition.