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Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi each scored twice as hosts Cameroon set foot in the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations with a resounding 4-1 victory over Ethiopia in Group A on Thursday.

Ethiopia took a surprising lead thanks to Dawa Hottesa, but for the second game in a row Cameroon roared from behind as captain Aboubakar took their tournament tally to four and Toko-Ekambi also scored a brace. .

The home side have a maximum of six points from two matches and will have their qualification for the round of 16 confirmed if Burkina Faso fail to beat Cape Verde in the Group A match on Thursday at the same venue, Stade D ‘Olemb.

Aboubakar celebrates his team’s second goal

Cameroon will meet the Cape Verdeans in their final group game on Monday after sounding a clear warning about their intentions during the tournament in front of their passionate fans.

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