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Throwback: Odion Ighalo's Nile-Splitting Performance Against Cameroon

With Nigeria preparing to face Benin Republic and Lesotho, we throw it back to what was one of Super Eagles' finest performances in recent years, their 3-2 win over Egypt at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Check it out!

In a game when the likes of Alex Iwobi and Oghenekaro Etebo shone it was Al Shabab star Odion Ighalo who was the difference in the round of 16 clash.

During the group stage of the tournament, the striker made a great show as a substitute by scoring a much needed winner for Nigeria against Burundi.

They went on to pip Guinea 1-0 in the second game and surprisingly bowed 2-0 against Madagascar. With the Super Eagles finishing behind Madagascar, a second round clash with arch rivals Cameroon was unavoidable.

To see some of the memories from the Cameroon game, scroll through the gallery below!

Thrown into the starting line-up against the Indomitable Lions, Odion also known as Jude bagged a brace to ensure that the Super Eagles of Nigeria progressed to the quarter-finals at the Cameroonians' expense.

What is your favourite memory of the Super Eagles' Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019 campaign?

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