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NigeriaVSCameroon: Odion Ighalo Praises Victor Osimhen Sturdiness, Names him Man of the Match

January, 28 2024.

In a thrilling Round of 16 encounter at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria emerged victorious with a 2-0 win over Cameroon, and the standout performance of Victor Osimhen has earned him the coveted praise of erstwhile Super Eagle, Odion Ighalo, who hailed him as the of Man of the Match.


After a nail-biting 90 minutes of football, Odion Ighalo, one of Nigeria's seasoned strikers, expressed his admiration for Osimhen's outstanding contribution to the team's success. In a post-match analysis, Ighalo commended Osimhen's relentless work ethic and physical prowess throughout the game.


"My man of the match is Victor Osimhen. He ran for the entire 90 minutes, he chased their defenders relentlessly. That young man has too much strength. Wowww. Congratulations, boys," exclaimed Ighalo.


Osimhen's performance on the pitch did not go unnoticed, as he showcased exceptional endurance and determination, creating numerous opportunities and putting immense pressure on the opposing defense. His relentless pursuit of success proved crucial in securing Nigeria's advancement to the next stage of the AFCON.


Osimhen laid a glorious assist for Ademola Lookman after running down the Cameroonian defence.

Nigeria will take on the Palancas Negras on Angola in the Quarter Final on Friday, after the Angolans defeated Namibia 3-0.

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