Soccer-Hosts Cameroon top Cup of Nations group despite being held


FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - African Cup of Nations - Final - Egypt v Cameroon - Stade d'Angondjé - Libreville, Gabon - 5/2/17 Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar celebrates scoring their second goal Reuters / Mike Hutchings Livepic

YAOUNDE (Reuters) -Cameroon gave up a second-half goal to the Cape Verde Islands as they were held to a 1-1 draw on Monday but the hosts still finished top of Group A in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Captain Vincent Aboubakar scored his fifth goal of the tournament to put Cameroon in the lead in the 39th minute before halftime substitute Garry Rodrigues equalised in the 53rd minute.

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