By Izuchukwu Okosi

Head coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon Hugo Broos has expressed worry about his team’s chances in the group stages of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers following the draw that pits them against Nigeria, Algeria and Zambia.

The teams will compete in Group B of the African qualifiers and Broos expects a very difficult route to Russia 2018.

The Indomitable Lions coach spoke to cafonline.com on the battle that lies ahead with the first round of matches expected to kick off in October 2016 and finish November 2017.

“This is the group of death and it’s a very difficult group, especially with a team like Algeria, you also have Zambia and Nigeria, three very good teams,” Broos said.

“It will be very difficult for each team in the group. We will see what happens on the opening days in October and November.”

The Super Eagles will open their qualifying campaign away to Zambia in October while Cameroon will be guests to Algeria.

The last meeting between Nigeria and Cameroon was an international friendly on October 11, 2015 which the Super Eagles of Nigeria won by 3-0 in Brussels, Belgium.