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AFCON: Choupo-Moting into semi-finals with Cameroon

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The Cameroon national team, with Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, have sealed their place among the best four teams at the Africa Cup of Nations. The host nation triumphed 2-0 against Gambia on Saturday evening, although the Bayern striker was an unused substitute.

Cameroon far superior

After dominating the first half without any goals, a quickfire brace from striker Karl Toko Ekambi - who scored the opener in the 50th minute before striking again seven minutes later - ensured victory for the *Indomitable Lions*against a Gambia side who offered little goalscoring threat over the 90 minutes. Cameroon will play the winners of the match between Egypt and Morocco in the semi-finals on Thursday night (20:00 CET).

Choupo-Moting and Co reached the quarter-finals with a 2-1 win over Comoros at the start of the week: