Balogun, Omeruo salute Eagles’ triumph over Cameroon
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says ‘the team’ was the only star after Nigeria’s sumptuous performance saw them overcame arch rivals Indomitable Lions of Cameroon by 3-0 in Brussels on Sunday.
The FSV Mainz player took to social media to celebrate the momentous victory over the Cameroonians, saying that it’s the perfect response after Thursday’s humiliating 2-0 loss to the Red Devils of Congo.
“Impressive performance from the Super Eagles. That’s how you bounce back, thanks for all the love, but there’s only one star ‘the team,” the Ondo state indigene who played all 90 minutes in the tie wrote on twitter.
Other players who expressed satisfaction with the display and result via same medium as Balogun include Kenneth Omeruo and Alex Iwobi.
Reacting to the win Omeruo who didn’t feature in the last two games due to injury, described the win as great.
“Bravo guys, great win,” the Kasimpasa defender wrote.
Arsenal’s Iwobi, who came on as a second half substitute, expressed his happiness for earning his second cap for the cap. The youngster wrote: “Beat Cameroon 3-0. Glad to get my second cap for the Super Eagles.”
Meanwhile, manager Sunday Oliseh has dedicated the team’s win to fans who showed their support in spite of all the setbacks.
The Eagles bounced back from Thursday’s loss to Congo to trounce their age-long rivals, despite an ugly spat between Oliseh and former goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.
The row led to accusations and counter-accusations from both men before Enyeama announced his retirement from international football as a result.
Oliseh wrote on his Twitter handle yesterday “I dedicate this scintillating victory of the Super Eagles over Cameroon to all ‘true’ Naija fans who irrespective of all the lies believed.”
Super Eagles line-up during a recent international match.