GABON, Oct. 12, 2018 (AMP) — Cameroon 2019 (Qualifiers) : Gabon defeated South Sudan by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday afternoon at the Stade d'Angondjé in Gabon.
Gabon dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by French midfielder Denis Bouanga in the 27th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Gaboneses further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Appindangoyé '58 and James '87/own).
The result put the Gabonese third in Group C with 4 points. South Sudan is bottom with no points. In their next game, Gabon will meet South Sudan at the Stade d'Angondjé on October 16, while South Sudan will face Gabon.
Fixtures and Results : Group C
Gabon at the AFCON
- 7 appearances (first in 1994)
- 21 participations in the qualifications (first in 1972)
South Sudan at the AFCON
- Never qualified
- 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 2015)