AFCON came to an end today morning after one of the youngest African squads in the tournament pulled off an emphatic victory against Egypt. Cameroon had taken 15 years without lifting the trophy and this was one way for them to mark their return as the Kings of the continent.
At first things seemed to go south for Cameroon as Egypt took the lead with a goal from the Arsenal star Mohamed Elneny in the 22ND minute. Cameroon made an incredible come back in the second half after a header from the substitute Nicholas Nkoulou put the two teams on level.
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In the dying minutes of the game, Vincent Aboubakar pulled off a one-man effort against three Egyptian players to earn Cameroon its second of the game. The score at full time was Egypt 1 Cameroon 2.
Cameroon player Bassogog was given the best player award followed by as Cameroon captain Moukandjo was awarded man of the match.
This is the 5th AFCON trophy for Cameroon.
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