[AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS]
Cameroon kept its hopes alive at the Africa Cup of Nations when substitute Mohamadou Idrissou
on a header in the 86th minute to give the Lions a 3-2 win over Zambia Sunday.
"It was a difficult game for us," Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen
said. "We still need to improve in a number of areas. We got the victory we wanted and that is what is important."
Cameroon trailed early on a goal by Jacob Mulenga
, but the Lions rallied on goals by veterans Geremi
and Samuel Eto'o
to go ahead 2-1. Chris Katingo
's penalty kick for Zambia tied the score in the 80th minute.
In Sunday's first game, Tunisia and Gabon played to a 1-1 tie,
leaving Gabon in first place with four points.
Only Ivory Coast and defending champion Egypt have clinched berths in the quarterfinals.