Super Eagles winger, Ademola Lookman has insisted that his side’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Round of 16 clash with Cameroon will be a ‘big game’ not only for Jose Peseiro’s men but for Nigeria as a nation.
The Atalanta star also said he is aware of the importance of the huge clash between Nigeria and Cameroon, insisting that the Super Eagles need the support of Nigerians.
The AFCON Round of 16 clash will take place on Saturday night at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan.
Nigeria has won three, lost one and drawn two of their last six matches against Cameroon.
“Everybody knows the importance of the game, so do I. It is a big, big game for us as a nation, as a team,” Lookman told Hot Sports.
“We are motivated most definitely and we are looking forward to it.”
Lookman added, “We thank you for your blessings as always, your positive prayers and positive energy have been flowing from Nigeria . into Ivory Coast.
“The fans who are . with us in the stadium blowing the trumpets and beating their drums we thank you. Keep on supporting us and keep on being with us because we need you.”