Unity was Cameroon's weapon to win Nations Cup: Clinton Njie

Ahram Online , Monday 6 Feb 2017,
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Cameroon's forward Clinton Njie (L) celebrates with Cameroon's defender Ambroise Oyongo at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Cameroon and Ghana in Franceville on February 2, 2017 AFP

Cameroon forward Clinton Njie believes that unity was the key reason behind their African Cup of Nations triumph following Sunday's 2-1 win over Egypt in the final.

"Players' unity was a key reason behind our success," Njie told beIN Sports TV Channel after the match.

The Indomitable Lions came from behind with two second-half goals from substitute Nicolas Nkoulou and Vincent Aboubakar to win their fifth Nations Cup title and first since 2002.

"We weren't in our top form against Egypt in the first half and we weren't able to produce our best," Njie, who represented Cameroon in two matches in Gbaon, said of his team's performance.

"In the second half we were better and succeeded to dominate possession; scoring two goals," he added.

Cameroon are now two titles short of Egypt's record of seven titles and will play at the FIFA Confederations Cup, which takes place in Russia from 17 June to 2 July.  

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