Powerhouse Cameroon, started their group stage campaign of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers on a high when they recorded home win on Friday night.
In Yaounde Cameroon scored twice in the opening half to defeat visitors Malawi 2-0 and go top of Group D. While Ghana needed a lone goal ten minutes from halftime to beat Ethiopia in Cape Coast and lead Group G. Meanwhile Tunisia scored three goals after the break to see off visitors Equatorial Guinea and go top of Group B.
Cameroon claimed top spot in Group D after a convincing 2-0 win over Malawi at the newly built Olembe Stadium in Yaounde.
Vincent Abubakar put the Indomitable Lions in the lead as early as the tenth minute, finding his way past goalkeeper Ernest Kakhobwe.
The hosts continued to dominate the opening half, and doubled their lead after 22 minutes through Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui. They went to the break leading 2-0.
In the second half there were no further goals, despite the hosts’ trials to extend their lead, while Malawi had chances to reduce the deficit but could not scare Cameroonian defense and goalkeeper Devis Epassy.
Cameroon will face Cote d’Ivoire in Abidjan next, while Malawi hosts Mozambique in an all-southern affair.