In the final of the continental tournament “Indomitable lions” defeated the team of Egypt.
The Egyptians actively began the final and naturally took the lead. In the 22nd minute Alani after the transfer of Salah from a tight angle struck the near corner of the Cameroon goal. Although Cameroon in the first half, landed more punches and controlled the ball 63% of the playing time at the gates of Egypt was quiet.
The nature of the game changed dramatically after the break. Cameroonians seriously added at the end of the hour set the parity. Nkulu has closed a flank canopy Moukandjo and renewed the struggle for the title of king of Africa.
Upshot of the match came in the 88th minute when Abubakar took a throw from center field, one foot beat a defender and then shot into the far corner. This goal has made Cameroon the winner of the 39th Cup of Africa on football, and Egypt lost the final for the first time in 55 years.
The national team of Cameroon under the leadership of Hugo Broos became the second five-time winner of the Cup of Africa on football. Earlier, the Lions won the tournament in 1984, 1988, 2000 and 2002.
Egypt — Cameroon 1:2
Goals: Alani, 22 — Nkulu, 60, Abubakar, 88
Egypt: El Hadary — El Mohamadi, Hegazi, Gabr, Fathi — Mohamed Salah Hamed El Sayed, Alani Trezeguet (Sobhi, 66) — Varda
Cameroon: Ondoa — FAI, Gadu-Ngaji, Take (Nkulu, 32), Oingo — Siagne, Jum — SCT (Manjak, 90+4) — Bossogo, Tamb (Abubakar, 46), Moukandjo
Warning: Sobhi — FAI
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