Five Cameroon v Egypt facts


Libreville (AFP) – Five facts for the Africa Cup of Nations final between Cameroon and Egypt at Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville Sunday (1900 GMT):

— The countries have played each other seven times at the Cup of Nations with Egypt winning three matches and Cameroon two with two drawn.

— Two of the previous meetings have been in finals with Egypt victorious on both occasions — 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in 1986 and 1-0 in 2008.

— The most recent match between the nations was in a 2010 quarter-final with Ahmed Hassan scoring twice as Egypt came from behind to triumph 3-1 after extra time.

— Egypt have won six of seven finals with the lone loss coming in 1962 when they fell 4-2 after extra time to hosts Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.

— The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have won four of six finals with both defeats coming against the Pharaohs of Egypt, in Cairo and Accra.

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