Cameroon defeated Brazil in a friendly in preparation for the 2019 U-17 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Brazil U-17 2-3 Cameroon U-17 in friendly game on Sunday 6th October 2019 

The boys of Coach Libiih Thomas last Sunday the 6th October 2019 defeated Brazil U-17 by 2-3 in a friendly encounter in preparation for the upcoming FIFA U-17 World cup to take place in Brazil.

Its the 4th international friendly the baby lions are involved in. The last three friendly was in Istanbul Turkey during the UEFA tournament organized by FIFA were Cameron loss all three games. The first was between Cameroon and Paraguay and the matches ended 1-3 in favour of Paraguay. The second match was a pale copy of the first between Scotland and Cameroon and team Cameroon witness another defeat by 1-2. Coach Libiih Thomas and his boys failed to beat their African brothers Angola in their last game and were eliminated from the tournament.

The team later return to Cameroon and intensify training before traveled to Brazil to camp for better preparation for the World cup jamboree. Two friendly were programmed for the baby lions. The first was on Sunday 6th October 2019 against the host Brazil U-17 and the baby lions carried the day with a 2-3 win after four outing. Goals for Cameroon were scored by Samuel Bakia Nongoh, Eba Adrien and Yannick Noah. The returned leg has been programmed for Wednesday 8th October 2019.

Cameroon qualified for the FIFA U-17 World cup after winning the CAF U-17 African cup of Nations following a 5-3 win against Guinea on penalties during the finals in Dar es Salan Tanzania

Cameroon last participation for the FIFA U-17 World cup jamboree was in 2013.


Elvis Kang

Elvis Kang is a graduate With a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON Online University Has worked with Eternity Gospel Radio 📻 Limbe Presently a sports Consultant with CAM1 TV Limbe

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