By George Dinga
The 20,000 capacity Limbe Omnisport Stadium shall once again playhost to international matches concerning the indomitable lions of Cameroon.
After their last match at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa which ended on a 2 all tie, the lions shall be engage in two international matches next month at the stadium.
Already qualified for the 2017 African Nations Cup billed for Gabon, the indomitable lions shall host their counterparts from Gambia on September 3, 2016 at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium in an encounter that shall count for the 6th and last round qualifier for the 2017 African Nations Cup.
Three days later, the national football team of Cameroon shall receive the host of the 2017 African Nations Cup Gabon, in an international friendly encounter still at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium.
The lions shall use the next two matches against Gambia and Gabon respectively to fine strategies prior to the 3rd and final round of qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup billed for Russia.
Cameroon shall begin the final round of qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup on October 3, 2016 against the Desert Foxes of Algeria, continue the first leg matches on November 7, 2016 against the Chipolopolos of Zambia before ending the first phase of the qualifiers against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on August 28, 2017.
Ahead of the 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier against Gambia and friendly against Gabon billed for next month, the coach of the indomitable lions of Cameroon, Hugo Broos will in the days ahead grant a press conference in Yaounde. During the press conference, the Belgian tactician shall give results of his surveys of home based players and also unveil his list of players to feature during the two matches against Gambia and Gabon.
It is widely speculated that a majority of players that will be on the list of Hugo Broos are going to home based players taking into consideration that, the game against Gambia has no stake since the lions have already qualify for next year African Nations Cup and couple with the fact that the match against Gabon is just a friendly game.
By George Dinga