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FIFA World Cup African Qualifying

Stade Omnisport (ATT 38,000) 9th September 2009 - Kick off 15:30 Ref: K Bennaceur

Cameroon Cameroon vs Gabon Gabon

Cameroon 2

J Makoun (24)
S Eto'o (64)

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Gabon 1

D Cousin (90)

Lions see off Gabon

Eto'o and Makoun seal win for home side

Last Updated: 24/11/09 4:50pm

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Eto'o: Scored Cameroon's second

Eto'o: Scored Cameroon's second

Cameroon kept their World Cup qualification hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Gabon in Yaounde.

The Lions, who had claimed just a single point from their opening two games to sit bottom of Group A, made it two wins over Gabon in the space of five days thanks to goals from Jean Makoun and Samuel Eto'o.

Cameroon were in charge throughout the game and took the lead thanks to a strike from Lyon midfielder Makoun, and Inter Milan striker Eto'o bagged a second shortly before the hour mark.

Hull City forward Daniel Cousin grabbed an injury-time consolation for Gabon, but it was not enough to prevent the Lions going one point ahead of them in their qualifying group.

Paul Le Guen's side now top Group A, having won their last two matches.

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