Benin vs Cameroon: Indomitable Lions draw 0-0 with Squirrels in Group F

Benin vs Cameroon: Indomitable Lions draw 0-0 with Squirrels in Group F

- Benin vs Cameroon ended goalless in the final Group F match played at the Ismaila Stadium

- The match failed to produce goals in the entire 90 minutes as both teams shared the spoils

- Cameroon will now renew the rivalry with old enemy Nigeria in the round of 16

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Benin vs Cameroon ended in a 0-0 draw as both teams join Ghana in the AFCON 2019 round of 16.

Cameroon will play old enemy, Nigeria in knockout phase after failing to top Group F in three matches.

The only threat on goal in the first half was from an Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo's free-kick that flashed across the face of goal in the 16th minute.

The Squirrels sat back for most part of 45 minutes as the Indomitable Lions failed to get a goal before going into the break.

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Villarreal striker Karl Toko Ekambi got the only shot on target which did not trouble Benin goalkeeper Saturnin Allagbe.

Both sides could not produce in the second half as chances were few and far between and it finished 0-0

Cameroon will now face Nigeria in the round of 16 after coming second on goal-difference in Group F with five points.

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Ghana topped the group with five points following a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau as Benin qualified as the best third-placed side in the competition with three points.

The last 16 fixture between the Super Eagles and the Indomitable Lions will be played on Saturday, July 6, 2019.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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