Cameroon Beat Ghana To Set Up AFCON Final Showdown With Egypt
Indomitable Lions of Cameroon confirmed their supremacy with a 2-0 win over Ghana on Thursday to reach the final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the first time in nine years.
Two second-half goals from defender Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui and Christian Bassagog on 71st and 90th minutes earned Cameroon the victory. Also, Cameroon will play Egypt in the final on Sunday in a remake of the 2008 final.
Ayew fails to control the ball from a corner inside the six-yard box, missing what could’ve been a sitter for Ghana. In a similar fashion, an unmarked Jordan Ayew misses the equalizer from inside the area in the 75th minute.
Record holder Egypt are gunning for their eighth AFCON title, and the last trophy they won was in Angola 2010, while the Indomitable Lions are targeting their fifth tile having won their last in Mali 2002. Ghana will face Burkina Faso in the losers final game on Saturday.