Russia 2018: Lawal predicts tough battle against Cameroon

Posted on Feb 22 2017 - 8:13am by admin

Ex- international Garba Lawal believes the 2018 World Cup qualifier clash between Nigeria and African champions Cameroon shall be a difficult contest.

Gernot Rohr’s males will face the Indomitable Lions in a double-header on August 28 and September 2 respectively, with the three-time African kings hoping for a minimum of 4 points out of six to confirm their situation for Russia 2018.

regardless of the super Eagles best crew B with six points – 4 factors beforehand of Hugo Broos’ males, the forty two-yr-outdated urged the united states’s senior nationwide side not to relent.

“I’m happy for Cameroon rising as African champions. nobody gave them a chance, however that’s football for you,” Lawal advised purpose .

“Now we are enjoying Cameroon in a double header [qualifier]. We’ve performed two video games and acquired six points from them.

“i need to say the coaches and avid gamers have finished an unbelievable job so far. but they need to remain focal point and now not relent. “They wish to listen and maintain what they’ve began in one of the best possible way in opposition to them as a result of one recreation can trade the whole thing.’’

“Cameroon are a bodily side and count completely on their bodily power. but we [Nigeria] consider in talent, mental and as well as physical aspects of the sport,’’ he continued.

“every time they want to play Nigeria, they recognize they may be able to’t suit us, so they are going to do the whole lot to kick and bodily attack us with a view to frustrate us.”

“Our avid gamers want to be ready for that as a result of I consider the healthy will be very tough, sturdy and competitive.

“They comprehend it’ll be troublesome to check us. At this point, we have no pressure and we will’t come up with the money for to get distracted with the exception of we want to throw these points away.

“He [Rohr] is a manager and the teach, and he knows better. He must preserve on gazing and getting his team collectively. He will have to not get carried away.”


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