Extra two days rest and getting used to the pitch at Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria were some of the factors which gave Super Eagles the edge over Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.
The Super Eagles had beat Cameroon 3-2 in Alexandria to cruise to the quarter final of ongoing AFCON in Egypt.
Coach Gernot Rohr had made this revelation during a post match press conference in Alexandria.
“We had an advantage over them as we had two days extra rest and we are used to the pitch
” We wanted to avoid this kind of match by finishing top of our group
The Super Eagles have played all its four games in Alexandria but will head to Cairo to play South Africa in the Quarter Final of ongoing AFCON