Sancho Opens the Scoring

Ferdinand Omanyala Africas Fastest Man

An unconvincing display was illuminated by a majestic Cristiano Ronaldo goal in the first half before Bruno Fernandes finished off 10-man Brighton with a stoppage-time second.

Victory, after successive draws, lifted United above West Ham into fourth place in the table with 43 points from 25 games, although sixth-placed Arsenal are four points behind with three games in hand.

With the Jan 9 kick-off of the 24-team tournament drawing closer, the government is emphasising that the central African country is set to stage the biennial showcase of African football

Geremi Njitap, a former Cameroon star and now president of the footballers’ union in the country, believes the tournament is a “great opportunity for African football to regain a high level”

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