Nigeria’s Super Eagles
outfoxed the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon to claim a 3-2 win in a round of 16
match at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
What are the key takeaways from the battle at the Alexandria stadium? Izuchukwu Okosi examines them.
1. Bassogog And Njie Swapped Places
The duo of Christian Bassogog and Clinton Njie started on the right and left wings respectively but later switched places as the left footed Bassogog had difficulty dealing with Nigeria’s right footed left back Ola Aina.
The Nigerian defender was primed to deal with his shifting of the ball to his dominant foot.