International Friendlies: African champions Cameroon start reign with win

Posted on Mar 25 2017 - 8:20pm by admin

Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar (L) vies with Tunisia's Naim Sliti (R) during their match on March 24, 2017 at the Ben Jannet stadium in Monastir

Cameroon commenced their reign as African champions with a 1-zero friendly victory over Tunisia in Monastir Friday due to a Vincent Aboubakar goal.

Cameroon began their reign as African champions with a 1-0 pleasant victory over Tunisia in Monastir Friday thanks to a Vincent Aboubakar goal.

The Turkey-based striker took benefit of his first scoring possibility to beat Aymen Mathlouthi after 14 minutes within the Mediterranean lodge.

Aboubakar had a couple of different possibilities, including a one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but could now not add to his tally.

Tunisians Taha Yassine Khenissi and Syam Ben Youssef have been foiled by way of the woodwork during the primary half.

Aboubakar got here off the bench to grab a late winner in opposition to Egypt within the Africa Cup of countries remaining in Gabon final month.

He was certainly one of two modifications for the Tunisia match from the crew that began the final, changing Robert Ndip Tambe in the lone-striker function.

Midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa used to be the other newcomer, profitable his first cap in place of Sebastien Siani.

Anguissa used to be amongst eight gamers who withdrew from the preliminary Cup of nations squad, preferring to pay attention to his membership career with Marseille.

Belgian show Hugo Broos stored a promise to not hang grudges against the "rebels" by together with Anguissa and Schalke striker Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting for 2 friendlies.

Cameroon play Guinea near Brussels next Tuesday in advance of Cup of countries and World Cup fixtures from June.

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