Cameroon 2-1 Comoros
The Indomitable Lions reviewed Bayern Munich forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, while Covid-19 hit Comoros were without a perceived goalkeeper, with safeguard Chaker Alhadhur given the gloves between the sticks.
Comoros got off to an awful beginning as they were diminished to ten men in the seventh moment after Nadjim Abdou was red-checked for a terrible tackle after a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) survey.
Cameroon acquired the high ground and Olympique Lyonnais forward Karl Toko Ekambi at last broke the stop for the host country not long before the half-hour mark with a strike into the base corner after he was teed up by Aboubakar in the crate.
Comoros reacted with their own assaults a few minutes after the fact, compelling Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana to make two great recoveries with hardly a pause in between.
Toni Conceicao's charges were making chances coming from the half-time break, with Aboubakar two times denied by Alhadhur, who was keeping the Indian Ocean islanders in the game.
The Portuguese strategist made a twofold assaulting change soon after the hour-mark, welcoming on Christian Bassogog and Clinton N'jie in spots of Nicolas Ngamaleu and Choupo-Moting.
The progressions appeared to have wanted effect for Cameroon, as Aboubakar multiplied their lead 20 minutes before time with a short proximity finish after a through ball by Martin Hongla.
Comoros were not dropping down their heads, as Youssouf M'Changama in the long run pulled an objective back for Comoros nine minutes before time with a thrilling free-kick into the top corner.
Hongla nearly made it happen for Cameroon in stoppages with a circling strike that created a reflex save from Alhandur, however the Indomitable Lions had done barely to the point of booking a spot in the quarter-finals.
Result: Guinea 0-1 Gambia
Gambia's fantasy Africa Cup of Nations crusade proceeded in the wake of booking a spot in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Guinea on Monday night.
The Syli National were without Liverpool star midfielder Naby Keita because of suspension, while Gambia's assault was driven by three strikers, Bologna's Musa Barrow, Belgium-based Ablie Jallow and South Korea-based Modou Barrow.
The Scorpions were intense in the initial trades and Musa Barrow gave Guinea a panic in the twelfth moment with a heap driver on the edge of the crate that was parried away by goalkeeper Aly Keita.
Guinea had a once in a lifetime opportunity eight minutes before the half-time break from a counter-assault after Mohamed Bayo was delivered through on objective by Diawara yet his strike in the crate was saved by shot-plug Baboucarr Gaye from point-clear reach.
As the game was opening up, Ebrima Darboe verged on breaking the halt for Tom Saintfiet's charges on the stroke of half-time with a low strike across objective that missed the base corner just barely.
Gambia were restricted to wild long reach endeavors in the last part however they broke the stop 19 minutes before time after Musa Barrow went through on objective in the container from a counter-assault and directed a low strike into the base corner.
Guinea thought they had found the adjuster five minutes after the fact after Ibrahima Conte polished off Jose Kante's cross at the back post yet the objective was denied for offside.
The Scorpions were lessen to ten men three minutes before full time after Yusupha Njie got a second reserving for getting Conte with an elbow.
The Syli National were denied by the post two times in the withering minutes and had Conte shipped off briefly reserving, as Gambia clutched arrive at the quarter-finals interestingly.
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