Hosts Cameroon became the first team to qualify to the next stage of the 2021 African Cup of Nations, which is the last 16 round after an emphatic 4-1 win over Ethiopia in Group A. Vincent Aboubakar, and Karl Toko-Ekambi scored twice each after Ethiopia took an early lead in Yaounde.
Vincent Abuobakar Help Cameroon Advance to the Next Round
Hotessa Dawa slid home after four minutes into the game, but the hosts replied almost immediately. They equalised eight later as Toko-Ekambi headed home the equaliser. In the second half, Vincent Aboubakar, who is now the man of the moment in Afcon, struck twice, and Lyon’s Toko-Ekambi then added his second after 67 minutes.
Vincent Aboubakar is now the highest goalscorer in the tournament, with four goals in two matches. He scored his first two in their opening game before scoring two against Ethiopia. The Indomitable Lions, seeking a sixth Nations Cup title for Cameroon, have now won six games in a row – and have both feet in the last 16, with six points to their name.