Cameroon and Mali draw to stay on course for quarter final berth

Written By: Bernard Okumu

Salomon Banga scored Cameroon goal against Mali in their group A match.The match ended 1-1. PICTURE:CAFONLINE


Hosts Cameroon and Mali drew 1-1 in an action-packed group A match  at the ongoing  African Nations Championship at Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in  Yaounde, Cameroon.

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The home side raced into the lead when Salomon Banga rose highest in the 6th minute to head home from a free-kick in the Group A match.

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Mali responded  immediately with Issaka Samake curling in a free-kick seven minutes later for the equalizer.

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Issaka Samake equalized for Mali .Mali and Burkina Faso drew to stay on course for a place in the quarter finals.


The result means that both teams have four points after winning their opening matches of the competition.

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Cameroon will play Burkina Faso in  their last group game on Sunday at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde which will be played simultaneously with the group’s other game.

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