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Factfile for AFCON winners Cameroon

2017-02-06 07:25
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Libreville - Factfile for Africa Cup of Nations champions Cameroon as they claimed their fifth title against Egypt in Gabon.

The Pharaohs - who were unbeaten in the Afcon finals since 2004 - took the lead in the first half through Mohamed Elneny, but second-half strikes from substitutes Nicolas N’Koulou and Vincent Aboubakar took the Indomitable Lions to their fifth African crown.

Goalkeepers: Georges Bokwe (Coton Sport), Jules Goda (Ajaccio/FRA), Fabrice Ondoa (Sevilla/ESP).

Defenders: Mohamed Djetei (Nastic Tarragone/ESP), Collins Fai (Standard Liege/BEL), Ernest Mabouka (Zilina/SVK), Michael Ngadeu (Slavia Prague/CZE), Jonathan Ngwem (Progresso Sambizanga/ANG), Nicolas Nkoulou (Lyon/FRA), Ambroise Oyongo (Impact/CAN), Adolphe Teikeu (Sochaux/FRA).

Midfielders: Frank Boya (Apejes Academy), Arnaud Djoum (Hearts/SCO), Georges Mandjeck (Metz/FRA), Edgar Salli (Nuremberg/GER), Sebastien Siani (Ostend/BEL).

Strikers: Vincent Aboubakar (Besiktas/TUR), Christian Bassogog (Aalborg/DEN), Benjamin Moukandjo (Lorient/FRA), Clinton Njie (Marseille/FRA), Robert Ndip Tambe (Spartak Trnava/SVK), Karl Toko Ekambi (Angers/FRA), Jacques Zoua (Kaiserslautern/GER).

Captain: Benjamin Moukandjo

Coach: Hugo Broos (BEL)

Results: Group D - Burkina Faso 1-1, Guinea-Bissau 2-1, Gabon 0-0; quarter-final - Senegal 0-0 (5-4 penalties); semi-final - Ghana 2-0; final - Egypt 2-1

Scorers: 2 - Michael Ngadeu, 1 - Vincent Aboubakar, Christian Bassogog, Benjamin Moukandjo, Nicolas Nkoulou, Sebastien Siani

Overall record: P80 W40 D25 L15 F119 A73

Best placings: champions (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)

Record win: Zambia 5-1 (2008)

Record loss: South Africa 0-3 (1996)

Africa-world rankings: 12-62

Nickname: Indomitable Lions

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