“It was a brilliant goal by Ablie, who was in a good position, I knew his qualities, so I tried to quickly pass him,” Musa added.

The man who is fondly called “Laka” has set his sights on achieving more surprises in Cameroon.

“I’m sure there will be a lot of surprises in this tournament,” said Barrow. “African football is growing and there are a lot of professional players in each team here.”

The Scorpions, who sit at the summit of Group F level on four points with Mali, take on Tunisia in their last group game on Thursday at the 20,000-seater Omnisports Stadium in Limbé.

“We always learn from each game, playing as a team and continue to be humble and stay focus and Insh’Allah (God willing) results will come,” he concluded