Cameroon outshine Ghana to reach AFCON final

Cameroon outshine Ghana to reach AFCON final

Cameroon will go on a head-head challenge with Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final after two second-half strikes saw off Ghana


Both sides had gone close to breaking the deadlock before Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui took advantage of atrocious defending from a free-kick to lash in the opener in the 72nd minute.

With seconds remaining Christian Bassogog sealed victory when he applied a deft finish to a counter-attack.

I am more than unhappy - we wanted so much to be in the final Ghana coach Avram Grant

Ghana went close through Wakaso Mubarak and Christian Atsu.

Panathinaikos midfielder Wakaso tested keeper Fabrice Ondoa will a brilliant bending free-kick, and Newcastle's flying winger Atsu saw his angled strike drift past Cameroon's upright by inches.

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