A late penalty granted to the Indomitable Lions by Gambian referee, Papa Gasama was what spared Cameroon from suffering a home defeat and in the process postponed Super Eagles early qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Falcons were drifting home to a fast approaching ceaselessly triumph, having taken a 30th moment lead politeness of Samuel Moses strike just for the Lions to rescue the day in 75th moment when they were granted a penalty.
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa was decreed by the referee to have fouled substitute Vincent Aboubakar in a one on one circumstance inside the six meter box. Ezenwa who clearly was going for the ball crashed into the Lions striker with Gasama indicating the spot. Aboubakar changed over the penalty to put scores at 1-1.
The Lions in the wake of scoring the equalizer went full scale for the triumphant objective. Their exertion practically paid off with only five minutes left of play, just for Ezenwa to make a splendid save that left him harmed.
Ezenwa had in the wake of saving Fabrice Olinga’s shot went for the bounce back. He was hit in the chest while making the save and it took the doctors a few minutes to restore him. Ezenwa for whatever is left of the amusement felt some inconvenience in his chest, however he figured out how to hold tight until the last minute.
With the previous evening’s draw, the Eagles now lead the gathering serenely with 10 points, while Cameroon are on three points.
Zambia would go into their diversion against Algeria today in Algiers with four points. Algeria are at the base of the gathering log with only one point.
With the draw against Eagles yesterday, Cameroon have successfully slammed out of the World Cup race. Should they (Cameroon) win their two outstanding matches of the gathering, it won’t even now be adequate for them to top the gathering as that would just abandon them with nine points as against the 10 as of now accumulated by Nigeria.