Rebellious Lions: Cameroon players refuse to fly to Brazil
The Cameroon squad have refused to fly to Brazil for the World Cup on their flight scheduled on Sunday morning over a bonuses row, according to L’Equipe.
Te Indomitable Lions Cameroon are due to start their World Cup campaign against Mexico on Friday.
The Indomitable Lions squad have been battling with their federation over bonuses for some time, and the players suspended a scheduled strike on May 23 in an effort to find an agreement on the thorny issue . But nothing has happened.
Rows over bonuses have been going on between the squad and the football federation for some time, with the players suspenind a scheduled strike on May 23 in order to rightfully address the issue.
The matter was still left unresolved, and as such Samuel Eto’o and his colleagues have decided to make a stand on Sunday by refusing to board their flight to Brazil.
Cameroon find themselves in Group A alongside hosts Brazil, Mexico and Croatia, and this in-fighting will do nothing to aid their quest for glory at the World Cup.
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