Sports activities Information of Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Cameroon commenced the defence of their Africa Cup of Nations crown with victory above Guinea-Bissau in Team F.
Yaya Banana opened the scoring for the Indomitable Lions, heading low into the web from Karl Toko Ekambi’s cross.
Stephane Bahoken capitalised on a defensive combine-up three minutes afterwards to seal the details for Clarence Seedorf’s aspect.
Ghana participate in Benin in Tuesday’s other Group F sport (21:00 BST kick-off).
Cameroon’s match preparations ended up disrupted by a row about bonuses, with the Indomitable Lions squad staging a sit-in protest before departing for Egypt.
The 5-time winners commenced slowly but surely in Ismailia but grew into the game as the initial 50 % progressed, spurning many good opportunities to break the deadlock right before the interval.
Christian Bassogog twice failed to strike the concentrate on from excellent positions, although Fulham midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa sidefooted large from Bassogog’s move.
Full-back Joyskim Dawa Tchakonte and captain Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting the two compelled wonderful saves out of Guinea-Bissau goalkeeper Jonas Mendes, prior to brief-fireplace plans from Banana and Bahoken secured the earn.
Piqueti went closest for Guinea-Bissau, heading versus the put up from Nadjack’s delivery.
Cameroon are future in motion in opposition to fellow match favourites Ghana on Saturday (18:00 BST), whilst Guinea-Bissau acquire on Benin afterwards that day (21:00 BST).