AFCON Group A leaders Cameroon bolstered their position with a 4-1 victory against bottom-of-the-table Ethiopia.
Dawa Hotessa’s easy score in the fourth minute gave Ethiopia the lead, despite their reputation as underdogs.
Karl Toko Ekambi’s well-placed header in the eighth minute leveled the score for the Indomitable Lions.
At halftime, Ekambi’s shot was saved by the post, but the hosts again controlled the second half.
In the first half, Cameroon had 59% of the ball, but Ethiopia explored the flanks and prepared to counterattack.
Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar scored twice in the second half to turn the game around.
Aschalew Tamene and Mignot Debebe were both brought down by Ekambi’s exquisite touch before he placed the ball beyond goalkeeper Teklemariam Shanko for a fourth goal for the hosts.
Theodore Zambo In the next minutes, the opposition was able to mitigate the harm Anguissa’s shot inflicted.
In the wake of Cameroon’s victory, Cape Verde is presently in the greatest position to join them in the knockout stages.