WORLD CUP QUALIFYING - CAF

Stade Omnisport

Referee: Bennaceur, Ali | Attendance: 38000

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Cameroon

  • Jean Makoun 24'
  • Samuel Eto'o 64'

2 - 1

FT

Gabon

  • Daniel Cousin 90'

Cameroon 2-1 Gabon: Eto'o and Makoun strike

Cameroon continued to revive their World Cup qualifying chances on Wednesday after goals in each half from Jean Makoun and Samuel Eto'o lifted them to a 2-1 victory over Gabon.

The Indomitable Lions, who claimed just a single point from their opening two games to sit bottom of Group A, made it two wins over the same opponents in a matter of five days to now head the pool.

The looked in charge throughout the game in Yaounde and were in front after 24 minutes thanks to Lyon midfielder Makoun.

Inter Milan striker Eto'o (64) then added a second shortly after the hour mark before Hull striker Daniel Cousin grabbed an injury-time consolation goal for Gabon.

It was a second win in as many games for new Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen, whose side now have seven points, one more than the Gabonese.

Togo and Morocco are the other sides in the group.

Scoring Summary

  • Cameroon
  • Gabon

Match Stats

  • Cameroon
  • Gabon
0(0) Shots (on goal) 0(0)
0 Fouls 0
0 Corner kicks 0
0 Offsides 0
0% Time of Possession 0%
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
0 Saves 0

Teams

  • Cameroon
  • Gabon
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Jean Makoun (61')