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Sports News of Tuesday, 31 January 2017


Cameroon warns Ghana ahead of semi-final clash

Cameroon ready to upset Black Stars Cameroon ready to upset Black Stars

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have fired a serious warning to Ghana on their clash in the semi-final of the AFCON on Thursday at Stade de Franceville.

Cameroon upstaged competition favorites Senegal to reach the last-four in Gabon. What was crucial was not just the result they achieved on Saturday, but the manner they went about their business.

This match will most certainly determine the team to win the ticket to the grand finale but the Lions without several of their top stars like Liverpool defender Joel Matip and Allan Nyom from West Bromwich Albion, Cameroon have shown their indomitable spirit despite being written off by bookmakers as outsiders in the ongoing competition.

“Cameroon are mentally and physically very strong,” praised by former Ghana and Bayern Munich star Samuel Kuffour after the Indomitable Lions dumped Senegal 5-4 on penalties on Saturday night in Franceville.
“This new Cameroon have retained the bruising style the country as we have been known for. Against an equally robust Senegalese side, we gave away 40 fouls and had three players booked, meaning we are ready to put our bodies on the line literally as we have demonstrated for many years now”, Coach Hugo Broos reiterated