Sports News of Friday, 21 June 2019
With barely a person week to their Team F opener against the “African Wild Dogs” of Guinea Bissau, Cameroon has appointed Paris Saint Germaine attacker Choupo-Moting to guide the staff in lookup of a sixth continental glory in Egypt from June 21 to July 19.
The German-born ahead was named to guide the Indomitable Lions in a push conference earlier this 7 days, as they get ready to take on Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday, June 25, at Ismailia Stadium.
With out a substantive captain ahead of appointing their Dutch mentor Clarence Seedorf, Benjamin Moukandjo, who led the side to clinch gold at the 2017 AFCON in Gabon, held the armband right up until Seedorf’s appointment when the striker announced retirement from intercontinental obligation.
With his next AFCON visual appeal soon after making the continental showpiece in 2015, Choupo-Moting, who in his maiden year with Ligue 1 champions PSG has built 22 league appearances and scored a few aims in the course of action excused himself from the 2017 championship, which the Lions ultimately gained.
Cameroon would will need to dispatch Guinea-Bissau, Ghana and Benin on 25th, 29th and 2nd July, 2019 respectively to make it to the future round of the 24 nation match, if there is any hope of clinching the trophy for the sixth time.