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Match 7 Marseille - Stade du Prado
Clear
18 July
10:4 (1:2, 4:2, 5:0)
  • Bakhit ALABADLA (0'16", 17'40", 19'47")
  • Hassan ALMAZAM (18'14")
  • Ekwalla EYOUM (18'59" OG)
  • Rami AL MESAABI (27'15", 31'56")
  • Karim ALBALOOSHI (27'53")
  • Sulaiman ALBLOUSHI (28'07")
  • Ibrahim ALBALOOSHI (28'39")
  • Aime YOMBI (0'58")
  • Joan ETAME (8'52", 18'07")
  • Eric YOPA (20'00" PEN)

Referee Erick CHAVARRIA (CRC)

Summary

UAE rally for big victory

UAE rally for big victory

United Arab Emirates blitzed Cameroon in the final period to kick-off their campaign with a 10-4 victory. The result was in the balance going into the concluding third, but five unanswered goals sent Marcelo Mendes' team soaring to the top of Group C. Cameroon led 2-1 and 3-2 but once United Arab Emirates found their rhythm, they were irrepressible. Having scored just once in over 17 ...

Highlights

Line-up

UAE
CMR
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Marcelo MENDES (BRA)
(CMR) Jean Pierre NGWE BAHABEGE
Officials
  • Referee: CHAVARRIA Erick (CRC)
  • Second referee: ALMEIDA Joao Carlos (POR)
  • Third referee: AGUIRREGARAY Carlos (URU)
  • Timekeeper: LOPEZ LOPEZ Juan (ESP)
  • Not eligible to play
  • Injured

Photos

  • Cameroon's team pose before their group-phase match against UAE at Marseille 2008
  • UAE's coach Marcelo Mendes shouts at his players in their group-phase match against Cameroon at Marseille 2008
  • Action picture of UAE vs Cameroon, group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Cameroon players stands together after loosing against UAE during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • UAE players Mohamed Al Mazam and Rami Al Mesaabi celebrate after beating Cameroon's Joan Etame during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • UAE players celebrate after beating Cameroon's Joan Etame during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • An unindentified player of UAE competes against Cameroon's Joan Etame during their first-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • View of Marseille's stadium during the first-phase match between UAE and Cameroon at Marseille 2008
  • Cheerleaders dance during first-phase match between UAE and Cameroon at Marseille 2008

Quotes

"I'm delighted my players picked up three points from a very difficult and extremely physical match. They did everything I expected of them. Cameroon got more and more tired as the game went on and we made the most of that," Marcelo Mendes, United Arab Emirates coach

"UAE were really impressive. They came back strongly in the second period and we helped them by switching off. We clearly lacked experience out there," Aime Yombi, Cameroon forward
 

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    STATISTICS
    United Arab EmiratesStatisticsCameroon
    49Shots30
    6Corner kicks4
    2Yellow cards1
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    55%Possession (%)45%