The first house of the African Championship came to an end tonight (Monday) with two games in which the finalists were determined - Cameroon and Burkina Faso.
Cameron had already secured their place in the next round and arrived more relaxed for the game against Cape Verde.
Vincent Abubaker put the tournament host in the lead in the 39th minute with his fifth goal in five championship games.
Gary Rodriguez who came in as a substitute at the half-time break equalized for Cape Verde in the 53rd minute and set up a 1-1 draw at the end.
Burkina Faso finished 1-1 with Ethiopia and advanced to the quarterfinals from second place at home.
Cape Verde maintained its chances of rising from third place, while Ethiopia finished its part in the championship with just one point.
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