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13/08/2008

Summary

Italy and Cameroon draw through
Italy and Cameroon played out a lacklustre goalless draw in Tianjin on Wednesday, a result which sees both sides through to the last eight. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Martin NDTOUNGOU (CMR)
(ITA) Pierluigi CASIRAGHI

Officials

Referee: Martin VAZQUEZ (URU)Assistant Referee 1: Mauricio ESPINOSA (URU)Assistant Referee 2: Miguel NIEVAS (URU)Fourth official: Stephane LANNOY (FRA)

  • Paolo DE CEGLIE (ITA)
  • Cameroon coach Martin Ndtoungou watches his team play against Italy.
  • Aurelien Chedjou (C) of Cameroon reacts after Italian goalkeeper Emiliano Vivano (not pictured) save
  • Christian Bekamenga (C) of Cameroon appeals for a penalty as Paolo de Ceglie (L) of Italy looks on i
  • Aurelien Chedjou (L) of Cameroon reacts
  • Ricardo Montolivo (L) of Italy fights for the ball with Georges Mandjeck of Cameroon
"Italy are a very good team and they made things very hard for us going forward. We tried the whole time to get ourselves near the goal and pressure them but it seems like they were happy enough to play for the draw," Cameroon coach Martin Ndtoungou.