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Ghana fans await kick-off in Accra

Ghana 0-1 Cameroon: Black Stars fans arrive at Accra's Ohene Djan Stadium hoping their side's winning run continues

Cameroon fans dance in the stands before kick-off

Supporters of the Indomitable Lions help to build up the occasion with some dancing as kick-off approaches

Thimothee Atouba comes under pressure from Haminu Dramani

With Ghana having the better start, former Spurs defender Thimothee Atouba looks to clear for Cameroon

Samuel Eto'o tries win possession for Cameroon

Samuel Eto'o, the tournament's leading goalscorer, tries to win possession as clear-cut chances become a rarity

Rigobert Song holds off Junior Agogo

Having scored the winner against Nigeria, Junior Agogo looks to cause problems for the Indomitable Lions' defence

Mohamadou Idrissou and John Paintsil

Mohamadou Idrissou stretches to get around John Paintsil as he tries to find a way through for Otto Pfister's team

Essien contests possession with Stephane Mbia

Starting in defence, Ghana's Michael Essien has less chance to get forward in what turns out to be a goalless first half

Song takes the ball forward for Cameroon

Alexandre Song tries his luck with a long-range shot soon after the interval but it goes over as the deadlock holds

Nkong beats Richard Kingson

With the hosts looking increasingly dangerous, Cameroon break and see substitute Alain Nkong score with a fine finish

Eto'o celebrates victory

Andre Bikey picks up a red card to give Ghana hope but they fail to find a way through as Cameroon make their sixth final

Ivory Coast fans prepare for the game

Ivory Coast 1-4 Egypt: The Elephants have strong support in Kumasi as they look to beat the 2006 champions

Abdelkader Keita and Sayed Moawad contest possession

Abdelkader Keita holds off Sayed Moawad as he looks to create an early chance for the pre-match favourites

Fathi celebrates his goal

Ivory Coast shade the opening exchanges but fall behind when Ahmed Fathi's deflected 12th-minute shot finds the net

Egypt celebrate their goal

The goal produces the customary group prostration of thanks to God as the Pharaohs make a dream start

Aruna Dindane contests a header with Wael Gomaa

Gerard Gili's side up their efforts to find a goal but Wael Gomaa and his defensive colleagues keep them out

Barry hobbles off

At the other end, Elephants keeper Boubacar Barry appears to suffer a groin injury and is replaced by Stephan Loboue

Drogba sends a header goalwards

With the half-time whistle imminent, Didier Drogba's powerful header from point-blank range is parried by Essam Al-Hadari

Egypt celebrate after going 2-0 up

Al-Hadari denies the west Africans with several fine saves before seeing Amr Zaki head the Pharaohs into a 2-0 lead

Zaki drives the ball past Loboue

Keita pulls one back almost immediately only for Zaki to score his second and Egypt's third in the 67th minute

Egypt celebrate

A fourth from Mohamed Aboutrika in injury time seals the win and confirms Egypt as Cameroon's opponents in Sunday's final



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