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SIKASSO, Mali (AP) _ Defending champion Cameroon advanced to the semifinals of the African Cup of Nations, beating Egypt 1-0 Monday as Patrick Mboma scored on a header off a corner kick in the 62nd minute.

Senegal beat Zaire 2-0 at Bamako in Monday's other quarterfinal on goals by Alassane Diao in the 29th minute and E-Hadji Diouf in the 84th.

In Thursday's semifinals, Senegal plays Nigeria at Segou and Cameroon plays Mali at Bamako. The winners advance to Sunday's final.