"Impossible isn't Cameroonian": A - Z on Algeria vs Cameroon match, 29 March 2022
Cameroonians believed until the end and have secured their qualification for the Qatar 2022 World Cup by obtaining, Tuesday, a victory over Algeria in the last seconds of the extra time (1-2 a.p). A goal in the very last seconds.
With no solution, both teams were forced to play extra time.
Algeria was saved in the 68th minute by goalkeeper M'Bolhi, who made a double save on two attempts by Léandre Tawamba and Martin Hongla.
Ahmed Touba then thought he had delivered his team at the end of the second overtime. In the 49th minute, they thought they had finally broken the deadlock with a goal from Slimani, which was eventually disallowed for an offside position.
Six minutes later, Algeria was about to equalize. Seven minutes later, Abdelkader Bedrane was sent into the box from Riyad Mahrez's cross, but he too was dangerous and just missed the target with his head. Algeria thought they had done the hardest in the 98th thanks to a goal by Slimani on a cross from Ahmed Touba, but this equalizer is finally refused for a handball. The Indomitable Lions qualified thanks to a goal by Karl Toko Ekambi scored in the very last seconds of the extra time.
Reserve (substitute) bench
Cameroon has obtained its ticket to Qatar after a crazy match. In the 83rd minute, Cameroonian goalkeeper Andre Onana saved a left-footed shot from Mahrez, who was well served by Slimani.