Ekambi and Aboubakar send Cameroon to the round of 16 with two braces against Ethiopia (4-1)

Cameroon, the hostess of this Africa Cup, certified his ticket to the round of 16 after going over Ethiopia after two doubles, works by Toko Ekambi Y Aboubakar (4-1), who certified the comeback.

And that, as it happened before Burkina Faso, Antonio Conceiçao’s team also started losing. Sooner even than in previous duel, because HotessaJust starting, he made the first for Ethiopia, causing the surprise to jump (4 ‘). It did not last long either because, at the same time, Ekambi He headed a cross from Fai at the far post and took good advantage of Shanko’s false start to equalize (8 ‘).

The rest of the first half, although Cameroon It was something better, nothing was finalized. It had to be Aboubakar, who already scored two goals in the win against Burkina Faso, the one who came out to remove the nerves to Cameroon. In a copy almost of the first goal, because Fai, a whirlwind from the right, crossed and headed the former Porto player, now at Al-Nassr (53′). And in a flash the next fell, picking up a dead pass from Ngamaleu in a great counterattack (55′).

With that, the game Cameroon lightened up, before a Ethiopia harmless and that he only shot three times between the three sticks, being sentenced again for Ekambi in a great individual play (67′).

With 6 points out of 6 possible, Cameroon is the first classified for the round of 16.

Cameroon: Onana; Castelletto, Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Tolo (Bitolo, 79′); Fai, Zambo Anguissa, Hongla, Choupo-Moting (Siliki, 56′), Ngamaleu (N’Jie, 69′); Ekambi (Ganago, 70′) and Aboubakar (Bahoken, 79′)
Ethiopia: Shanko; Hamid, Seyoum, Debebe, Yusef (Reshid, 73 ‘); Mohammed (Meleyo, 72 ‘), Yohanis, Dagnachew (Solomon, 46’); Gebremichael (Kebede, 84 ‘), Nasir, Hotessa (Gugesa, 73’)
​Goals: 0-1, Hotessa (4′); 1-1, Ekambi (8′); 2-1, Aboubakar (53′), 3-1, Aboubakar (55′); 4-1, Ekambi (67′)
Stadium: Stade Olembe
Referee: Jean-Jacques Ngambo Ndala (DR Congo). Yellow to Hongla, Choupo-Moting and Onana in Cameroon and Dagnachew in Ethiopia

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