Cameroon Lift 2017 Afcon Trophy


Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final.

Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home.

Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, rising highest to power home a header on the hour mark.

The equaliser cancelled out Mohamed Elneny’s opener on 7 minutes with a beautifully taken near-post .

The Eagle Online

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