President Buhari took time off his busy schedules to watch the darling Super Eagles battling the Lions of Cameroon today his home in his Daura home in Katsina State.
The Return Leg of match which was played in Yaounde Cameroon ended in a 1 – 1 draw.
The Nigerians opened score in the 30th minute through forward, Simon Moses while the Cameroonians levelled scores from the penalty spot by their talisman, Vincent Aboubacar.
meanwhile Coach Christian Chukwu said that he expected a huge fight back from the African champions at their backyard after the 0-4 humbling in the hands of the Nigerians in Uyo on Friday.
“The 1-1 draw against Cameroon in Yaoundé according to Chukwu is not a bad result I must say a big congratulations to the Super Eagles.
“Eagles did everything well in the encounter at least the Cameroonians’ equalising goal came from the penalty spot.
“Of course, nobody would have expected another massacre from Cameroon after the massive four unreplied loss to the Eagles on Friday in Uyo.
“I expected a fight back from them and that was what happened at least they proved themselves as African champions.
“It’s wholly a good result as we just have to beat Zambia in Nigeria to cement our ticket to the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.
“The team is compact we just have to continue building up by keeping the squad together and engaging them in more quality friendly matches.
“I tell you that team is quite good and will be ready to take on the world in Russia,” said the former Nigerian strongman to supersport.com.
Nigeria further firm their hands on the summit of Group B on 10 points six behind closest challengers, Zambia while Cameroon move to the third spot on three points and Algeria at the base on one point.
Eagles have two matches to play against the Southern African side, Zambia and Algeria to confirm their ticket for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.