In what has been termed one of the most outstanding individual efforts in Cameroon
‘s soccer history
, Striker Eric Choupo-Moting scored three minutes from time as former winners Cameroon scraped a 1-0 victory in Guinea-Bissau
on Wednesday at the start of their 2013 African Nations Cup
Eric Choupo Moting, the Demolition Man
The goal came when all conclusions for a draw game had already been settled by many soccer pundits. Yes, it;s true that the squad of Denis Lavagne looked more like a team B with half of the starting eleven unavoidably absent.
Four-times champions Cameroon, keen to revive flagging fortunes against weaker opposition, produced a laboured display in the first round first leg match.
The game paid of for new team Manager, Veteran Rigobert Song
who had earlier upheld the players to sign the ’11 commandments of morals’, in Paris
, 2 days before the clash.
Cameroon’s Lions would have a lot of homework to do, if they intend to attend the 2013 AFCON rendez-vous.
Ngoran Guilio and Tamakew Kelvin