Sports activities News of Saturday, 22 June 2019
Four-time Africa Soccer of the Year and ex-Cameroun skipper, Samuel Eto’o believes the Indomitable Lions would get this year’s Africa Cup of Country in Egypt.
Cameroun who are the defending champions are in the identical group with Ghana but the 38-12 months-previous Qatar FC participant has rated his nationals in advance of the Black Stars.
Cameroun are among the couple nations around the world to have correctly defended the trophy and the player is self-assured they can repeat it once more this 12 months.
Speaking in an job interview with the Sowetan a short while ago, the previous Barcelona and Inter Milan attacker was confident Cameroun would defend the trophy.
“Cameroon (will gain it), since they are a very good workforce,” Eto’o mentioned.
The ex-Indomitable Lions skipper manufactured 118 appearances for his countrywide aspect scoring a total of 56 goals.
This is the initial time the match is playing host to 24 groups just after it was expanded from the past 16 groups.
Eto’o who helped Cameroun to earn two AFCON trophies in 2000 and 2002 is selected his state could increase this year’s title to their 5 previous wins (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002,2017).
Cameroun and Ghana are regarded the heavyweights in the group even though Benin and Guinea Bissau are the very likely not to development from their team.