DR Congo 0-2 Cameroon
Cameroon proved they can perform to expectation, even without long time captain and striker Samuel Eto’o, as the outfit secured a comfortable 2-0 victory over Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday.
The indomitable lions garnered thanks to Clinton N’Jie’s strike in first half stoppage time, before sealing the triumph in the second nine minutes from time courtesy of Portugal based player, Vincent Aboubakar.
Talisman Eto’o, 33, who guided Cameroon to six Africa Cup of Nations (being champion twice), did not feature having retired from International football last month as Cameroon’s all time leading scorer and third most capped player with 56 goals from 118 caps.
The match at Stade Mazembe in Lubumbashi also counted as one of the three matches midfielder Alex Song ought to miss due to a red card that was issued to him after striking Croatia’s Mario Mandzukic with an elbow and a punch in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Cameroon now prepare for a do-or-die battle with Ivory Coast in their next Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Yaounde on Wednesday while DR Congo face Sierra Leone on the same day in Freetown.