Homeland Cameroon is the first to go to the eighth finals of the Africa Cup after a big win

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Organizer Cameroon was the first to qualify for the eighth finals of the Africa Cup on Thursday. On the second day of play in group A, they beat Ethiopia 4-1 in the Olembé Stadium in the capital Yaoundé before virtually empty stands.


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Until now, there were hardly any early goals in this edition of the Africa Cup, but after ten minutes there had already been two goals in this game. Dawa Hutessa had surprisingly given the visitors the lead after 4 minutes, another 4 minutes later attacker Karl Toko Ekambi equalized. In the second half, two goals from Vincent Aboubakar (53. and 55.) and another from Ekambi ensured the 4-1 victory.

Michael Ngadeu (AA Gent) and Collins Fai (Standard) completed the 90 minutes for the home team.

In the second game on Thursday-evening, Cape Verde and Burkina Faso will face each other. Cameroon is the leader with 6 points, three more than Cape Verde. Burkina Faso and Ethiopia have no points yet.

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