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Tuesday, 11 February, 2003, 18:12 GMT
Clockwatch: Cameroon 0-3 Ivory Coast
Cameroon 0-3 Ivory Coast, Chateauroux

The match began at 1910 GMT.

90 mins: Geremi's free kick is cleared and the final whistle is blown.

87 min: Magnificent save by the Ivorian goalkeeper Yeboah. Bella's header was goalbound for Cameroon.

82 min: GOAL! Bonaventure Kalou scores from the spot.

81 min: PENALTY! Cameroon's Atouba brings down Georges of I'Coast.

76 min: Bella misses a great chance for Cameroon. His shot goes wide.

74 min: Cameroon's Olembe tries to make a shot but he is charged down by the Ivorians.

69 min: Cameroon's Lions are struggling and seem to be running out of attacking ideas.

65 min: Geremi tries to break through but the Ivorian defence holds firm.

61 min: Kalou strikes a volley for the Ivorians but it hits the crossbar.

58 min: Akale - who has done a good job - has been substituted by the Ivorian bench.

57 min: Substitute Emana is impressive for Cameroon. He gets past Coulibaly but fellow sub Bella has his neat flick cleared off the Ivorian line.

55 min: Song slips and gives I'Coast a chance to score. But Cameroon's substitute 'keeper Kameni comes out to avert danger.

52 min: I Coast's Akale nutmegs a defender and creates an opening for Drogba. But the striker's shot goes wide of the post.

50 min: Cameroon gets a free kick but Wome's shot is easily held by the Ivorian 'keeper. They make four substitutions during the interval while I'Coast makes none.

HALF-TIME: The Ivorians fully deserve their lead. They have played the better football and the second goal was a marvel to watch.

45 min: GOAL! I'Coast's Drogba volleys Akale's deep cross into the corner of the net.

43 min: The Ivorians are on top of the game. Only a great tackle by Cameroon's Song stops Kolo Toure from getting a second goal for the Ivorians.

37 min: GOAL! I'Coast's Guel slots in a shot from Bonaventure Kalou's clever pass.

36 min: Terrible miss by Cameroon's Idrissou. Should have scored the opening goal.

31 min: I'Coast's Akale makes a break for goal but Alioum Boukar forces him to shoot wide.

29 min: Cameroon's Djemba Djemba is cautioned for a non-existent foul as he shapes up to shoot.

26 min: Corner taken by Cameroon's Geremi. Foe connects with a firm header but it goes over the bar.

24 min: Cameroon's fans cheer their team on.

19 min: Cameroon's Job bears down on goal but is ruled offside.

15 min: No clear chances for either side. The game has attracted a smattering of Cameroonian and Ivorian supporters - there's a sparse crowd present at the stadium.

8 min: Djemba Djemba gets Cameroon's first real chance. He beats a man and forces Gnanhoua to make a save.

6 min: Akale flies down the left for Ivory Coast but his shot is off target.

4 min: The Ivorians apply the early pressure but are yet to make an accurate strike at goal.

Cameroon - Alioum Boukar, Pierre Wome, Rigobert Song, Lucien Mettomo, Pierre Njanka, Idrissou, Djemba Djemba, Marc Vivien Foe, Geremi Njitap, Joseph Desire-Job, Samuel Eto'o Fils.

Ivory Coast - Gnanhoua, Kolo Toure, Coulibaly, Cyril Domoraud, Doba, Guel Tchisseroua, Zokora, Die, Akale, Bonaventure Kalou, Drogba.

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