The Under 17 Lions of Cameroon guided by 1990 World Cup quarter finalist Thomas Libih will end their 9 days stay in the Rwandan City of Kigali this Sunday with all roads leading them to Dar Es Salaam-Tanzania.
The Lions will leave their base at Dove Hotel in Kigali for Dar Es Salaam via Addis Ababa.The team is expected in Dar Es Salaam on Monday 8 of April at 3:40 AM.
Cameroon currently have a team that is new to this competition given that the entire technical and playing staff but for fitness coach Olivier Nankam will only discover this tournament in Tanzania.Nankam is the only survivor from the 2017 expedition in Gabon.
The team will play one friendly game Tanzania as part of their acclamatisation aid before CAF officially takes the team from the 11th.
Cameroon enter the tournament proper on the 15th of April when they face Guinea in Dar Es Salaam.
Guinea come into the competition quite motivated as reports from back at home say the country’s football authorities have handed the sum of 3000 USD per player as bonus for their qualification for this AFCON.
Group A constitute of host Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria and Angola while Cameroon, Morocco,Guinea and Senegal make up Pool B.
The best two team in each Pool will automatically qualify for the U-17 FIFA World Cup 2019 to take place in Brazil.
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