Team Nigeria is on course to gain promotion into African Zone Group II after the duo of Sylvester Emmanuel and Joseph Imeh led the team to a second successive victory with a 2-1 win over stubborn Cameroon at the ongoing Davis Cup team tournament in Nairobi, Kenya.
Sylvester Emmanuel defeated Etienne Teboh of Cameroon 6-4 6-4 to put Nigeria 1-0 up only for the Cameroonians to draw level after Joseph Imeh lost 2-6 1-6 to Blaise Nkwenti.
The duo of Sylvester Emmanuel and Joseph Imeh later teamed up to secure a 2-1 win by beating Blaise Nkwenti and Cedric Ngoumtsa Wouobong in the doubles rubber.
The latest victory takes Nigeria’s scores to an amazing 5-1 record in the Pool A of the Africa Zone III ahead of their final group duel against Benin Republic, who also defeated the Cameroonians on Wednesday.
Nigeria had thrashed Benin Republic 3-0 in their first group duel on Tuesday.