Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions are out of the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.
Despite a one-goal victory over five-time World Champions Brazil, it was not enough to see Rigobert Song’s men through to the World Cup knockout stages.
Vincent Aboubakar, who scored the last goal that punctuated Brazil’s invincibility, was shown a red card after receiving a second yellow card for his wild celebration.
After Ghana’s Black Stars also suffered a disappointing 2-0 loss to Uruguay, only two of the five African teams in Qatar will compete for places in the quarter-finals.
The only two teams from Africa left in the World Cup are Morocco’s Atlas Lions, who will face Spain in the round of 16, and Senegal’s Teranga Lions, who face England’s Three Lions.
On the other hand, Switzerland has obtained the last ticket for the elimination phase in the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.
Switzerland finished six points behind Brazil after beating Serbia 3-2 at Lusail Stadium on Friday.
The hard-earned victory saw the Swiss team reach the last 16 of the World Cup for the third time in a row.
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Xherdan Shaqiri set the tone with the opening goal of the game, his fifth goal in 11 World Cup games.
However, two Serbian goals in less than ten minutes changed the complexion of the match, with Dusan Vlahovic finding the back of the net after Aleksandar Mitrovic’s equaliser.
Breel Embolo equalized in the 44th minute, as the first half ended in a 2-2 draw.
Just three minutes into the second half, Switzerland regained their lead when Remo Freuler headed the ball past Milinkovic-Savic after teeing off.
Switzerland held the lead until the end of the game, as it finished second; tied with Brazil on six points.
Murat Yakin’s team will face Portugal in the round of 16 on Tuesday.
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