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China 1-0 Cameroon – Live Text – Last 16

China 1-0 Cameroon

  • China finished 2nd in Group A, whilst Cameroon finished 2nd in Group C
  • China finished as Runners-Up in 1999, Cameroon playing in their first ever World Cup
  • HT. China 1-0 Cameroon. Wang Shanshan puts China in front in the 12th minute.

All Times British Summer Time (BST)

FULL-TIME China 1-0 Cameroon

China will play either USA or Colombia in the Quarter-Final. Cameroon should be proud of dominating one of the top teams in the world, but will have to improve their clinical edge in future years.

90+7 mins

Yango plays a pass into the six-yard box, when Wang Fei claims

90+3 mins

Play resumes, with Han Peng, heavily bandaged, back on the field. There will be another minute or two added on.

90+2 mins

A stoppage as Han Peng needs treatment after an aerial clash with Meffometou Tcheno. The Chinese player is bleeding, and China have made all three subs.

90+1 mins – China Sub

Gu Yasha replaces Wang Shanshan. Four minutes of additional time.

87 mins – CLOSE

Both sides have glorious chances. Wang Shanshan is through one-on-one, but she hesitates in the box and Manie makes a wonderful last-ditch tackle. And then, Onguene’s cross picks out Ngani, but her header goes just wide of the far post.

86 mins – CLOSE

China have a free-kick on the left-wing. Wang Shuang curls the ball with venom to the near post, but Ngono Mani palms the ball behind for a corner which China waste.

83 mins

The ball sits up nicely for Enganamouit, but her effort goes wide.

82 mins

Enganamouit looks to have picked out Agathe Ngani in a goal-scoring position, but somehow Ngani fails to make contact with the ball. She then tries to make amends by picking out Enganamouit, but her header goes wide.

79 mins – CLOSE

From just inside the box, the ball sets up nicely for Lou Jiahui who tries to lob the keeper, but Ngo Ndom makes an incredible diving save to tip the ball around the post. China waste the corner.

74 mins – CLOSE

Liu Shanshan plays a delightful ball through, splitting the Cameroon defence into the path of Wang Shanshan, but she is tackled bravely by Ngo Ndom. The ball spins, and Wang Shanshan fires the ball wide. Ngo Ndom needs some treatment, but she is able to continue.

74 mins – Cameroon Sub

Henriette Akaba replaces Madeleine Ngono Mani

72 mins – China Sub

Lou Jiahui replaces Wang Lisi.

67 mins

Nearly another goal for Wang Shanshan. Wu Haiyan plays a delightful ball over the defence, and Wang Shanshan made her run perfectly, but the ball runs through to Ngo Ndom.

67 mins – CLOSE

Onguene’s cross from the left-wing picks out Nchout at the far post, but her volley is straight at Wang Fei.

64 mins – CLOSE

Onguene’s dinked ball into the six yard box, and under challenge from Enganamouit, Wang Fei punches the ball onto the crossbar and the ball goes behind. The corner is cleared to Meffometou Tcheno whoes 25 yard shot goes well over.

64 mins – Cameroon Sub

Ajara Nchout replaces Francine Zouga

61 mins – CLOSE

Yvonne Leuko’s cross picks out Enganamouit who beats Li Dongna in the air, but she heads just wide.

60 mins – CLOSE

Again, it should be 2-0. Han Peng plays a long pass over the Cameroon back four to send Wang Shansang through, but as Ngo Ndom comes out to close the angle, the Chinese striker places the ball just wide of the right post.

59 mins

Ngoni Mani chests the ball, before turning to volley from just outside the area, but it is straight at the keeper. The bounce troubled the keeper, but it never looked like beating Wang Fei.

58 mins

Cameroon have had plenty of possession, but so far it looks like China who are more likely to score.

49 mins – CLOSE

This should be 2-0. Han Peng’s cross finds Wang Lisi at the near post, but she fails to hit the target with her first-time shot, possibly put off by Aurelle Awona’s attempt to head clear the cross.

47 mins

Cameroon have a free-kick on the left-wing. Manie puts a beautiful ball into the danger area, but the referee spots some pushing in the box and awards a free-kick to China.


The second half starts. Can Cameroon find an equaliser?

HALF-TIME China 1-0 Cameroon

Cameroon are on top, having 11 attempts on goal compared to only 3 for China. But, as it stands, China are going through to the Quarter-Finals, thanks to Wang Shanshan’s goal.

45 mins

Tang Ruyin whips in a cross to the box, but it is just too high for Wang Shanshan.

40 mins

China have a corner which is cleared three times befor Ren Guixan’s shot takes a large deflection to divert it wide. The next corner is cleared to Hang Pen whose shot takes a deflection to take the sting out of it.

40 mins – China Sub

20 year-old Wang Shuang replaces Tang Jiali

38 mins

Cameroon have a free-kick, 25 yards from goal on the right wing. Manie whips a ball into the box, which is cleared to Meffometou Tcheno. She shoots, but her driven effort is straight at Wang Fei who makes the save.

31 mins

Nearly a wonderful move. Ngono Mani plays the ball to Enganamouit who plays a through ball towards Onguene, but at the final moment, Wu Haiyan intercepts and deals with the ball.

30 mins

Cameroon are on top, but the Chinese defence is resolutely defending. Raissa Feudijo tries from distance, but it was an easy save.

23 mins – CLOSE

Cameroon have a free-kick, 30 yards from goal. Enganamouit’s effort deflects off the wall, and into the box where Onguene shoots into the side-netting.

21 mins

Cameroon launch a counter attack and have Gabrielle Onguene down the right, but her cut-back was just behind Ngono Mani and Enganamouit. Yvonne Leuko recovers, but her cross is easily claimed by Wang Fei.

17 mins

Cameroon have a corner, and Zouga’s delivery picks out Ngono Mani, but she heads over.

china.svg football-312 mins – GOAL CHINA 1-0 Cameroon (Wang Shanshan)

China have their first corner. Wang Lisi’s corner reached the far post where Li Dongna controlled, before passing to Wang Shanshan whose first-time volley just beat the outstretched dive of Ngo Ndom.

9 mins

Gaelle Enganamouit shoots from distance, but it hits a defender. She reacts quickly to the rebound, but can’t find the target

5 mins

Half-chance for China as Wang Shanshan converts her cross into a shot, but it never looks like troubling Ngo Ddom.

3 mins

Cameroon have another half-chance, this time through Francine Zouga’s long shot, but it was a simple save for Wang Fei.

1 mins

Cameroon have the first chance as Madeleine Ngono Mani shoots over in the box.



A win over the Netherlands and a draw against New Zealand was enough for China to reach the Last 16, whereas for Cameroon it was wins over Ecuador and Switzerland. China have Assistant Coach Chang Weiwei in charge due to their Head Coach Hao Wei was sent off against New Zealand after holding onto the ball.

china.svg00:20 – China Team

(4-2-3-1) Wang Fei, Wu Haiyan (c), Zhao Rong, Li Dongna, Liu Shanshan, Tan Ruyin, Ren Guixin, Wang Lisi, Tang Jiali, Han Peng, Wang Shanshan

Cameroon00:20 – Cameroon Team

(4-2-3-1) Annette Ngo Ndom, Claudine Meffometou Tcheno, Christine Manie (c), Aurelle Awona, Yvonne Leuko, Jeannette Yango, Raissa Feudjio, Gabrielle Onguene, Francine Zouga, Gaelle Enganamouit, Madeleine Ngono Mani


Welcome to my live-text coverage of the second Last-16 tie, where China take on Cameroon.


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