2019 AFCON: Cameroon were hoping to avoid Ghana in Group stage - Former spokesperson of Cameroon FA

Published on: 15 April 2019



Former spokesperson for Cameroon FA Normalization Committee, Kelvin Njomo has disclosed that his out wanted to avoid Ghana in the Group stage of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations.

According to him, coach Kwesi Appiah's side have great players that could cause a threat in the competition.However, they will prepare adequately to face the four-time AFCON champions.

Cameroon will face Ghana, Benin and Guinea Bissau in Group F at the Ismalia stadium when the 32nd edition of the tournament commences in Egypt between June and July

"Cameroon never wanted to meet Ghana in the group stage but we will prepare very well to face them(Ghana) because it won't be easy for every team in the group", he told Ashh FM.

"Ghana have great players who can cause surprises in the tournament. Benin and Guinea Bissau can also cause surprises in the group because they also have good players who are hungry to do something at the tournament in Egypt"

"But I tip Cameroon and Ghana to qualify from Group F though the other teams would also come all out to cause surprise".

Cameroon will play Guinea Bissau on June 26 at the Ismalia stadium in Group F second game after Ghana had played against Benin on 25 June.