Cameroon's forward Vincent Aboubakar celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO
Cameroon came from a goal down to defeat the seven-time African Cup of Nations winner Egypt 2-1 in the final game of Gabon 2017 at Stade de l’Amitie in Libreville, Gabon.
Cameroon team players and Cameroon’s Belgian coach Hugo Broos (C) celebrate after beating Egypt 2-1 to win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final football match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Stade de l’Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on February 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS
Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half but Nicolas Nkoulou equalized just before the hour mark before Vincent Aboubakar scored the winner with a brilliant finish.
It is the fifth time Cameroon have won the Cup of Nations and first since 2002.
Football Soccer – African Cup of Nations – Final – Egypt v Cameroon – Stade d’Angondjé – Libreville, Gabon – 5/2/17 Cameroon fans before the match Reuters / Mike Hutchings Livepic