Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

The Fairytale Is Over For Junior

The Fairytale Is Over For Junior

It's been an emotional tournament for Forest striker Junior Agogo, but his African Cup of Nations dream ended in heartache tonight, as host nation Ghana lost 1-0 to Cameroon at the Ohene Djan Stadium.

The first half was a tense and nervy affair with Cameroon content on hitting long balls up the pitch in an effort to keep the home side at bay. Chances were few and far between and the sides went in level at the break.

The second half was an altogether much better game, with Cameroon starting the better, but the Black Stars soon took control and were beginning to look menacing themselves.

Just as it looked like the home side would break the deadlock, Cameroon hit Ghana with a sucker punch counter attack. From inside their own box, Cameroon broke fast and were straight on the attack. Samuel Eto'o slid the ball through for Alain NKong to hit the ball past Kingston in the Ghanaian goal.

Junior had a golden chance to level minutes from time when he headed over the bar from the edge of the 6 yard box. The game ended in drama when Cameroon player Bikey was sent off for deliberately pushing over a medic who was treating a Cameroon player, but the visitors were able to hold out for the win. It now means Agogo has to settle for a third place playoff game on Saturday between the losers of the Egypt v Ivory Coast game later tonight.

Writer:guinless
Date:Thursday February 7 2008
Time: 8:02PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: US GP Report

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Vital View - Championship - 21st October 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 21st October.

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Burton Albion

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (2) vs (0) Burton Albion, City Ground, 21/10/17 Att: 24,686

Nottingham Forest v Burton - Follow On Twitter - 21-10-17

Nottingham Forest are at the City Ground with Burton the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Forest v Burton; Vital Match Preview

Mark Warburton's Forest welcome Nigel Clough`s Burton Albion Trentside for this afternoon`s Championship clash.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith5%
Lichaj47%
Mancienne2%
Fox13%
Traore0%
Bridcutt5%
Vaughan0%
McKay13%
Cummings2%
Osborn11%
Murphy0%
Sub - Worrall0%
Sub - Dowell0%
Sub - Bouchalakis2%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Old Red Fart210
2.Pope John XXIII160
3.Apollyon150
4.LyttleByLyttle101
5.Ingy86
6.Calvin Plummer84
7.toms82
8.mao tse tung82
9.orbitalforest77
10.paz196775
Write for Vital Football