Cameroon defeats Egypt to lift fifth AFCON title

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Cameroon's forward Vincent Aboubakar celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO

Cameroon team players and Cameroon's Belgian coach Hugo Broos (C) celebrate after beating Egypt 2-1 to win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Egypt's goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary reacts after loosing 2-1 to Cameroon in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Cameroon's Belgian coach Hugo Broos reacts with Cameroon's forward Vincent Aboubakar (R) after he scored the team's second goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO

Cameroon's midfielder Sebastien Siani celebrates after beating Egypt 2-1 in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Cameroon's supporters react as they watch the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon, in Yaounde on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Reinnier KAZE

Cameroon came from a goal down to defeat the seven-time African Cup of Nations winner Egypt 2-1 in the final game of Gabon 2017 at Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville, Gabon.
Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half but Nicolas Nkoulou equalised just before the hour mark before Vincent Aboubakar scored the winner with a brilliant finish.
It is the fifth time Cameroon have won the Cup of Nations and first since 2002.

Source: Sport

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