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Cameroon fans

Cameroon 0-1 Egypt: Excited fans of the Indomitable Lions arrive at Accra's Ohene Djan Stadium ahead of the big game

Egypt fans get ready for the final

Not to be outdone, the Pharaohs' smaller band of travelling supporters do their best to add to the atmosphere

Mohamed Aboutrika takes a tumble

Mohamed Aboutrika tries to fashion an early chance for Egypt but is thwarted by the close attention of Stephane Mbia

Essam Al-Hadari makes a save

After a fine display against Ivory Coast, goalkeeper Essam Al-Hadari is made to work by Geremi's free-kick

Geremi reacts to conceding a free-kick

The Newcastle player is then adjudged to have fouled Hosni Abd Rabou and clearly shows his frustration with the decision

Emad Moteab closes down Rigobert Song

Cameroon captain Rigobert Song clears the ball upfield as Hassan Shehata's team start to create some good chances

Eto'o gets in a shot

The target for such clearances is often star striker Samuel Eto'o, the tournament's all-time leading goalscorer

Song and Zaki contest possession

Having already scored four goals, Pharaohs striker Amr Zaki keeps Song and his colleagues busy at the back

Kameni pulls off a save

The first half ends without there being any goals, largely thanks to the efforts of goalkeeper Idriss Kameni

Cameroon coach Otto Pfister

Coach Otto Pfister offers some instructions to his Indomitable Lions as they attempt to enjoy a better second half

Achille Emana is tackled by Gomaa

Achille Emana finds it hard to shrug off Wael Gomaa and is replaced on the hour by Mohamadou Idrissou

Hassan holds off Mbia

Egypt continue to put pressure on Cameroon's defence, with captain Ahmed Hassan always looking to spot an opening

Aboutrika celebrates his goal

The deadlock ends in the 77th minute when Song's error allows Mohamed Zidan to find Aboutrika who sidefoots home

Egypt's players celebrate victory

Cameroon are allowed a lot of possession in the closing stages but they do nothing with it as Egypt hang on for the win

Egypt's players celebrate victory

After a short presentation ceremony, Egypt are crowned Africa Cup of Nations champions for a record sixth time



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