Switzerland’s conflict with Cameroon acquired Thursday’s motion underway on the World Cup with the 2 sides eyeing up qualification from Group G.
With video games in opposition to Brazil and Serbia to come back, either side went into the early kick off realizing a gap win would go far in deciding the highest two within the group, and it was Switzerland who hit the again of the online first.
Although Cameroon confirmed some attacking menace within the first half and had been arguably the higher aspect, they had been hit by the opener in the beginning of the second half as Xherdan Shaqiri crossed low for Breel Embolo, who whistled the strike previous Andre Onana to place his aspect 1-0 up.
Whereas there have been scenes of exuberant celebrations all through the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Embolo determined to not have fun.
The Monaco ahead was born within the Cameroonian capital Yaounde. His dad and mom separated whereas he was nonetheless a younger baby and his mom moved to France. Whereas there, she met her future husband, a Swiss nationwide, and the household quickly moved to Basel.
It was at Basel the place Embolo would make his first look as knowledgeable footballer, having beforehand performed within the youth groups of Nordstern and Previous Boys.
Embolo was eligible to play for Cameroon as it is the nation of his start, however he acquired Swiss citizenship in 2014 and would make his senior debut for the nation the next yr.