Ethiopia caused an early upset when they stunned hosts, Cameroon early in their second Group A game on Thursday. Hotessa Dawa stunned the home fans with just four minutes played in the first half at the Olembe Stadium. The Indomitable Lions however replied quickly after a ferocious shot by Karl Toko Ekambi was parried to the right side by Ethiopia goalkeeper, Teklemariam Sanko.
The hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations continue their quest for glory with a game against minnows Gambia this afternoon. Japoma Stadium in Douala hosts the Lions’ quarter-final tie with the lowest-ranked side that qualified for the tournament, with the West Africans 150th in the world and enjoying their AFCON debut.
Round - 2 Group stage of the ongoing AFCON 2021 tournament has been very dramatic as we saw Ivory Coast settling at the draw with Sierra Leone, Egypt first wins, Algeria lost to Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria and Cameroon second win and a quite few moments. However, without further ado here is the Round - 2 team of the week.