AFCON: Cameroon coach, Song backs Super Eagles to win title

Cameroon head coach, Rigobert Song says the Super Eagles have what it takes to win the title at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Song’s Indomitable Lions fell to a 2-0 defeat against the Super Eagles in a Round of 16 contest at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan on Saturday.

The four-time champions were outplayed by the Super Eagles in the keenly contested encounter.

Cameroon failed to register a goal on target for the entire duration of the game.

Song was full of praise for his opponent after the defeat which sent his team out of the competition.

The former defender believed they have what it takes to go all the way in the competition.

“Nigeria played a good game. They are a solid side and they proved that against us. Congratulations to them,” Song said after the game.

“We are a young team, still in a rebuilding process. We made a couple of mistakes which is normal with a young team like ours.

“Nigeria have always been a favourite and I think they have the quality to win the competition.”

No comments

Post a Comment

Kindly drop a comment below.
(Comments are moderated. Clean comments will be approved immediately)

Advert Enquires - Reach out to us at

© Copyright © 2023 | Your Online Nigerian Newspaper | All Rights Reserved