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Cameroon is in Africa Cup final for first win in Egypt since 2002

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Cameroon is in Africa Cup final for first win in Egypt since 2002

Cameroon hunts Sunday evening in the final of the Africa Cup in the first victory over Egypt in fifteen years.

The ‘Indomitable Lions’ won in 2002 for the last of the Egyptians. At the time, was it in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup 1-0 by a goal from Patrick M’boma.

Should hit Cameroon and Egypt each other four times on the African landentoernooi. Each time was Egypt, which is currently under the leadership of the Argentine Hector Cuper, the strongest of the two.

Along with Egypt, Ivory coast and Ghana-Ivory coast, Egypt, Cameroon with ten editions, the most frequent poster on the Africa Cup.

Both countries have met two times previously in the finals, and twice went to Egypt with the race to go. In 1986 the country after a 0-0 final with 5-4 after penalty kicks and, in 2008, it was 1-0 thanks to Mohamed Aboutrika.

Overview: Recent winners of Africa Cup

2015: Ivory coast
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2013: Nigeria
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2012: Zambia
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2010: Egypt
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2008: Egypt
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2006: Egypt
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2004: Tunisia
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Seven finals

Egypt with seven finals, the most experienced land of the two when it comes to the reach of the final battle of the Africa Cup. Six of those seven finals were in profit converted. The last time was in 2010.

Opponent Cameroon was six times in the final battle and won the Africa Cup in 1984, 1988, 2000 and 2002.

Egypt reached the final after the Burkina Faso off after penalty shoot-out. Cameroon survived the semi-finals by 2-0 Ghana win. The finals begin on Sunday evening at 20.00 hours.

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