Only the five Africa zone group winners qualify for the 2018 tournament in Russian Federation. Will the Nigerians be able to stay on top? Algeria, who have qualified for the last two World Cups, are in Lusaka to face Zambia on Saturday.
Cameroon are second with two points from two games behind the Super Eagles of Nigeria who have maximum points. "What Nigerians should expect from us on Friday is victory".
The motivation for Cameroon, which then hosts Nigeria on Monday, is that they don't want to be the champion of Africa but sitting out the World Cup.
Eagles' Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, told thenff.com on Tuesday that his wards are fully focused on what pundits have referred to as Nigeria's biggest match of the year.
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It is a crucial fixture that will, to a large extent determine the fate of either team in their bid to secure the sole ticket available in the Group B of the African qualifying series.
The Carthage Eagles will surely take comfort, however, from a recent AFCON qualifying victory over Egypt, a triumph which showcased the kind of grit and tenacity that could unsettle the Leopards. In 19 previous encounters, Nigeria has beaten Cameroon 11 times, lost four times and recorded draws four times.
The South African team and the Algerians stayed in the same hotel when they came for their games against Nigeria.
No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Nigeria v Cameroon match is available on here. Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah called up long-time campaigners like the Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan, and Asamoah Gyan, and also named five uncapped players. At the same time, Cameroon, too, not so often lost on the road, but so never failed to defeat Nigeria in regular time.