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What They're Saying
February 8th, 2008 8:30AM



"The coach told me at halftime that I had to warm up because he was planning to make me play. I am very satisfied with the goal. It is the most important in my career."

-- Former Colorado Rapids player Alain Nkong, who burst past the Ghana defense and latched on to Samuel Eto'o's pass to score the winning goal in Cameroon's 1-0 upset victory over host Ghana in the semifinals of the African Nations Cup. Nkong, who has had spells in Spain, Uruguay, Portugal, the United States and now Mexico (with Atlante), had never played for the Lions before this year's African Nations Cup. (Video)

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