Vincent Aboubakar is Cameroonian hero for making the country place 3rd in Afcon2021 (Video)

Vincent Aboubakar is Cameroonian hero

Vincent Aboubakar is Cameroonian hero for making the country place 3rd in Afcon2021

Burkina Faso was in a comfortable lead by the end of the first with two goals. But captain of Cameroon, Vincent Aboubakar was introduced in the in the second half and he changed the whole game.

Read how indomitable lions celebrate their third place victory

Victory of Cameroon over Burkina Faso could be described as one of the greatest comeback in the history of African football. Just 49 minutes into the second half, Burkina Faso scored a 3rd goal, something almost everyone thought it was all over for Cameroon. But Vincent Aboubakar is Cameroonian hero after pulling a surprise by scoring two late goals against Burkina Faso which leveled the match at 3-3, taking the game to extra time. Cameroon won on penalties after the extra time. Read more Cameroon brought a boom box to celebrate 3rd place in Afcon2021

He scored 8 goals in the tournament, making him the highest goal scorer in Afcon2021. He has become the first player to reach the 8 goals mark in a single Total Energies Afcon campaign in 48years. Vincent scored eight goals in seven matches in the tournament. He joined highest goal scorers in history of the tournament.

Highlights of the match between Cameroon and Burkina Faso posted by CAF

□ Lautent Poku: scored 8 goals in 1970

□ Ndaye Mulamba: scored 9 goals in 1974

□ Vincent Aboubakar: scored 8 goals in 2022

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Amidst all the his controversies his utterances caused, he showed up for his country when they needed him the most and this makes him a national hero and deserves to be celebrated.

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