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AFCON 2019: Cameroon beat Guinea-Bissau in Group F opener

AFCON 2019: Cameroon beat Guinea-Bissau in Group F opener

Cameroon began their title defence of the Africa Cup of Nations with a solid 2-0 victory over Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday night at the Ismailia Stadium.

Yaya Banana and Stephane Bahoken both scored in a space of 3 minutes to ensure that the Indomitable Lions seal 3 points in this opening Group F encounter.

Clarence Seedorf started the Young Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana in goal with Choupo-Moting, Toko and Christian Bassogog leading the front.

Guinea-Bissau goalkeeper Mendes had an outstanding shift making some brilliant saves in the game.

There were no goals in the first 45 minutes but it was Cameroon who took the lead in the 66th minute through Yaya Banana’s header before substitute Stephane Bahoken added a second in the 69th minute.

Cameroon dominant in every aspect of the game, having more possession and more shots than Guinea-Bissau.

An African football Journalist based in the town of Kabwe, Zambia.

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