An Osimhen pass at the edge of the 18-yard found onrushing Lookman who slipped the ball past the Cameroonian keeper for the curtain raiser.
Midway into the second half Nwabali, Nigeria’s goalkeeper who has conceded only a goal throughout the entire tournament was stretchered out of the field after a player ramped into him in the second half.
With time ticking and the Cameroonians struggling for an equaliser, the Super Eagles on a day that they were super and deadly clinched the final goal.
It was game over for the Lions who could not get through the carefully woven defence of the Eagles marshaled by Troost Ekong, Aina, Omeruo and Bassey.
Earlier, the Angola became the first African nation to qualify for the quarter-finals. They defeated Namibia by a 3-0 goal margin.
Nigeria will go ahead to meet Angola in the quarter-finals
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