Matches

SSI Err

Summary

Minici completes maximum return
The already-qualified Argentina became the first side to progress with maximum points after a Facundo Minici hat-trick sunk Cameroon. More »

Line-up

1
1
4
2
7
6
8
9
10
10

Substitute(s)

12
12
3
3
5
4
6
5
9
7
11
11
2
8

Coaches

Jean Pierre NGWE BAHABEGE (CMR)
(ARG) Hector PETRASSO

Officials

Referee: ONODERA Tasuku (JPN)Second referee: BORISEVICS Eduards (LVA)Third referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)Timekeeper: CHAVARRIA Erick (CRC)

Statistics

30Shots24
7Corner kicks3
0Overheads1
1Yellow cards0
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
44%Possession (%)56%
  • Argentina's Cesar Leguizamon competes against Cameroon's Djibril Abouem during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Luciano Franceschini competes against Cameroon's Bernard Nkolo during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Players of Cameroon and Argentina enter the pitch before their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Facundo Minici celebrates after scoring against Cameroon during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Ezequiel Hilaire competes against Cameroon's Bertrand Abissonono during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008
  • Argentina's Gustavo Casado competes against Cameroon's Jean Kengne during their group-phase match at Marseille 2008

"Most of my players were desperately short of experience. We've learnt a lot, though, especially in terms of tactics," Jean-Pierre Ngwe Bahabege, Cameroon coach

"We're very pleased to have achieved our first objective of qualifying for the quarter-finals and finishing top of the group. We're now hoping to go all the way and lift the cup," Luciano Franceschini, Argentina defender