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Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon seal title with comeback win - The Africa Report

Cameroon players run celebrating with the trophy after winning the African Cup of Nations final soccer match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie, in Libreville, Gabon. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPA. Cameroon won their fifth Africa Cup of ...and more »

Afcon 2017: our writers select their highs and lows from the tournament - The Guardian (blog)

Vincent Aboubakar, Hugo Broos, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Christian Bassogog all played a part in Afcon 2017. Composite: AFP/Getty, Reuters. Match of the tournament. Egypt 1-2 Cameroon The best was saved until last. This was a watchable tournament ...and more »

Afcon 2017: Cameroon's Aboubakar wins final with late goal against Egypt - The Guardian

Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar, centre, celebrates scoring the winning goal against Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations final. Photograph: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images. The worst Cameroon team in living memory. Or at least that's what they were three ...and more »

Aboubakar delivers Cup of Nations for Cameroon - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Cameroon's forward Vincent Aboubakar (C) reacts after scoring the team's second goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Cameroon and Egypt on January 5, 2017. PHOTO/AFP. LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Feb 6- Vincent Aboubakar came ...and more »

Egypt 1-2 Cameroon: Afcon 2017 final – as it happened - The Guardian

This was supposed to be the worst Cameroon team in a generation. Now they are best in a generation, the first to win this tournament in 15 years. This is a feelgood triumph of the human spirit. Cameroon created nothing in the first half but in the ...and more »

Egypt's players ratings vs Cameroon: Salah shines despite defeat - Ahram Online

Essam El-Hadary (6.5): Conceding twice in the final game, the veteran keeper failed to lift Egypt to the trophy. He seemed less imposing than he was in the past games and made a few poor clearances and could have punched away Moukandjo's cross before ...and more »

Cameroon arrive home to heroes' welcome after winning fifth Africa Cup of Nations title in dramatic Egypt final - Daily Mail

The triumphant Cameroon squad had a heroes' welcome upon their return to the country after sealing the fifth Africa Cup of Nations title in their history. A dramatic comeback in the final against Egypt sealed Cameroon's first major title since 2002 ...and more »

Cameroon crowned 2017 Africa Cup of Nations champions -

This year's Nations Cup saw the return of the continents two heavyweight nations, Cameroon and the Pharaohs trade punches in one of the best finals in memory. The previous six finals returned just three goals, so it was a welcome surprise that Gabon ...and more »

'You made people happy,' Sisi tells Egypt football team - Ahram Online

The Egyptian national football team was received on Monday afternoon by president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi at Cairo airport's VIP hall, one day after losing 2-1 to Cameroon in the 2017 African Cup of Nations final. "I extend to you my utmost respect. You ...and more »

Cameroon's Africa Cup of Nations triumph was the perfect antidote to sanitised tournament football -

It's the morning after the night before in Gabon, but thankfully Nick Ames has stuck around in Libreville to judge the post-AFCON mood... It might just have been exactly what African football needed. When Vincent Aboubakar flipped the ball over Egypt ...and more »