PHOTOS Victorious Cameroon receive grand Presidential welcome back home

The champions of Africa were hosted by President Paul Biya at the Unity Palace on Wednesday

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play Cameroon President Paul Biya receives his victorious AFCON 2017 winning team at the Presidential Palace
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Cameroon President Paul Biya and his wife Chantal hosted the victorious Cameroonian team of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations at the Unity Palace in Yaounde on Wednesday.

Cameroon defeated Egypt 2-1 in Libreville on Sunday to win their 5th AFCON title as well as their first in 15 years.

READ MORE: AFCON Winners Cameroon overtake Ghana on trophy count

Coach Hugo Broos and captain Benjamin Moukandjo led their teammates as they presented the trophy to the President.

play Cameroon celebrate their AFCON triumph in Libreville

Cameroon will host the 2019 edition of the AFCON.

READ MORE: AFCON 2017 Cameroon win 2017 African Cup of Nations

The Indomitable Lions will also play at this summer's FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

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