One month after the Gabon expedition, the Indomitable Lions are fine-tuning their skills in Belgium ahead of two international friendlies.
The national football squad the Indomitable Lions began training yesterday in Belgium ahead of two international friendly matches against Tunisia and Guinea Conakry. The training programme which runs till March 28, 2017, comes up barely one month after the victory of the Indomitable Lions at the 2017 AFCON in Gabon. Cameroon will play against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Monastir on March 24, 2017 and the Syli National of Guinea in Brussels on March 28, 2017.
The Cameroonian delegation comprising officials of the Ministry of Sports and Physical education and FECAFOOT, as well as security, medical and technical staff are already in Belgium. Even though Cameroon won the Africa Cup of Nations, the friendly encounters will serve as preparation for upcoming World Cup qualifiers which are soon to begin and other international competitions.
The 23 players called to camp arrived in Belgium yesterday with Benjamin Moukandjo as team captain. According to the programme the Lions will have two training sessions today at Diegem in the outskirts of Brussels. The first will take place at 10:30 a.m. and the second at 5:00 p.m. The squad will leave for Monastir, Tunisia, tomorrow where they will have another training session at 6:00 p.m. The Lions will visit the Monastir Stadium on Thursday March 23, 2017, the eve of the encounter and will return to Brussels on March 25, 2017.
On arrival in Brussels the Lions will have a series of training sessions in Kampenhout in the outskirts of Brussels. The last training session will take place on Thursday March 27, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at will not be open to the public. The Cameroon-Guinea match will take place on Friday March 27, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.