This is another history in the nation Cameroon. No matter the unstable condition of the country now, but football as a major game brought some calmness to the nation on the 05 February 2017.Cameroon coach Hugo Broos acknowledged the difficulties his side faced before taking home their fifth African Nations Cup title and first since 2002.
Egypt scored Cameroon one goal at the first half which paralized the moral of all Cameroonians. But at the second half Cameroon equalized the first goal by attacker Nicolas Nkoulou.Cameroon forward Christian Bassogog has been adjudged the Total Man of the Competition, the prize given to the Most Valuable Player of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017.The 21-year was influential to Cameroon winning the ultimate, after a 2-1 win over Egypt in the final on Sunday at the Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville, and was deservingly named the best player of the competition by the CAF Technical and Study Group.
Vincent Aboubakar scored a brilliant late goal to hand unfancied Cameroon a 2-1 victory over Egypt as they claimed their fifth African Nations Cup title in the final in Gabon on Sunday.
Cameroon, who had eight of their players withdraw before the tournament, came from a goal down after midfielder Mohamed Elneny had put Egypt ahead midway through the first half.
Nicolas Nkoulou equalised on the hour and, as Egypt tired, Cameroon appeared to find a new gear, creating several chances before Aboubakar lashed the ball home in the 88th minute.
It was Cameroon’s first title since 2002 and denied Egypt a triumphant return to the tournament they last won in 2010.
Author : DESMOND