By Etienne Mainimo
Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions head coach, António Conceição says, everything will be done to secure victory over Burkina Faso in the opening game of the Cameroon 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON on January 9.
Speaking in a pre-match press conference at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde, Conceição said he is aware of their responsibilities but must be stay focused.
“…It is going to be difficult but our determination is to make sure we play good football tomorrow. We are all aware of what Cameroonian await from us. We are in good shape and ready for tomorrow,” he said.
Conceicao stated, “We know our responsibility and we know what the public wants but we are going to do everything possible to have a victory against Burkina Faso. Our team is at it best now. It is a long journey but I trust my team.”
On his part, team captain, Vincent Aboubakar said, the team in camp is calm and working towards success. To him, it is about team spirit, which he knows will be delivered when the team kick-start its campaign toward becoming champions.
Cameroon will face Burkina Faso on January 9 at the Olembe Sport stadium in the opening match of the 33rd edition of the 2021 TotalEnergies AFCON.
Ethiopia and Cape Verte will faced each other in the second match of the day.
24 nations are participating in a tournament that is expected to end on February 6 with the one team succeeding the 2019 champions, Algeria.