AFCON23: No More Minors In Africa, Cameroon Will Be Competitive –Vincent Aboubakar

Captain of the Cameroon national team, Vincent Aboubakar has warned that there are no longer minors “so-called small teams” in the Africa Cup of Nations.

With that in mind, Abubakar said, Cameroon will be approaching all games in the competition out the mindset of seeing any team as a small team.

The Indomitable Lions are drawn in a tough Group C consisting of defending champions, Senegal, Guinea and Gambia, which promises to produce action packed encounters.

Speaking to CAFOnline upon their arrival in Yamoussoukro where they will be based for their group matches, the top scorer of the last edition with 8 goals said the team was not underestimating any team and would give it their all.

“Of course, Cameroon is ready to start the Africa Cup of Nations and we came prepared. Everything is going well within the group and we are ready to compete”.

“As you can see, today there are no small teams in Africa, all the teams have the capabilities to compete with the big teams. The competition will not be easy, and we must be strong to continue the competition” he said.

On his personal ambition for Côte D’Ivoire 2023, he added “The ambition is more collective, i personally participated in 3 editions of the AFCON and won the 2017 title and finished third in 2021, so what matters most to me is helping my country and my teammates reach the furthest place possible”.

The five time AFCON winners (Cameroon) will tackle Guinea on Monday in their opening game of the AFCON.

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