Cameroon Fall To Sierra Leone In 2016 Olympic Qualifiers

Cameroon became the first major casualty of the 2016 Olympic Games football qualifiers in Africa after being eliminated by Sierra Leone this weekend.

The outsiders scored a stoppage-time goal in Yaounde to snatch a 1-1 draw and win the second-round tie on away goals after a goalless first leg last weekend.

Sierra Leone captain Sorie Barrie scored in the 93rd minute, after Joseph Minala (pictured) had put Cameroon ahead.

Minala, the 18-year-old Italy-based footballer caught up in an age storm last year amid claims he was over 40, had put the 'Indomitable Cubs' in front in the opening half at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo before Sierra Leone's decisive equaliser.

Adding to the humiliation of Cameroon - the Sydney 2000 Olympics football gold medallists - was the fact that they had home advantage in both legs of the qualifier restricted to under-23 footballers.

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