Cameroon star man Vincent Aboubakar was the hero of the day as his header was the decider between them and the Brazilian team. The stoppage time header was the only goal of the match and Cameroon beat Brazil 1-0.
Vincent Aboubakar who was already on a yellow card could not hold his joy after the scoring the goal so he offed his shirt and was shown a second yellow card with amounted to a red card.
Cameroon had acquitted themselves well throughout as Bryan Mbuemo brought an outstanding save from Manchester City’s Ederson, but Switzerland’s victory over Serbia ended the African team’s chances of reaching the last 16.
With his side having already qualified after their first two games, Brazil coach Tite made 10 changes from his starting lineup. The pre-tournament favourites finished top of Group G despite the loss and now meet South Korea in the knockout phase after their dramatic late win against Portugal saw them edge out Uruguay, who beat Ghana, on goals scored.
Vincent Aboubakar Again Proves his Master Class Attacking Style
Vincent Aboubakar who has always said he dose see anything special in Mohamed Salah once again came out strong in the game as Cameroon bow out in style. The African side may be out of the World Cup but Rigobert Song’s side certainly added to the quality and excitement that has marked the group stages here in Qatar.
Brazil had most of the chances at Lusail Stadium but Cameroon were always in the game and posed a threat, which came to fruition when the extrovert Aboubakar directed his header past Ederson during nine minutes of stoppage time.
Cameroon were ultimately undone by their opening-game defeat against Switzerland but showed character and quality to fight back from 3-1 down to earn a 3-3 draw against Serbia, and then beat mighty Brazil in front of 85,986 fans here in Lusail. “The Indomitable Lions” may be going home but they have certainly had their moments in Qatar.