/“The Maghreb countries, it is they who always mess things up”, the lunar exit of Roger Milla before the CAN
“The Maghreb countries, it is they who always mess things up”, the lunar exit of Roger Milla before the CAN

“The Maghreb countries, it is they who always mess things up”, the lunar exit of Roger Milla before the CAN

By Le Figaro

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On the eve of the kickoff of the CAN, the former Cameroonian glory attacked the Maghreb countries, which he accuses of having destabilized the organization of the competition by Cameroon.

The CAN is launched. On the eve of the kickoff of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on Sunday, Roger Milla launched hostilities in a virulent manner by attacking the Maghreb country. “ The Maghreb countries, they are the ones who always make a mess

, a planted the former glory of the host country at the turn of an interview granted to TV5 Monde. They are the ones who always make a mess, I’m sorry. I am going to tell them here as their brother, whether it is Morocco, Egypt or other, that it is not normal.

Cameroon had a lot of trouble organizing this CAN. First designated host country for the 2019 edition, the sub-Saharan country had to resign itself to leaving the organization to Egypt, for lack of completed infrastructure, before recovering the organization of the 2021 edition, postponed to ‘one year due to the pandemic.

And under pressure from FIFA, some African federations had in turn expressed doubts, starting with Morocco, the ‘Egypt and Burkina Faso, who would have voted in favor of a postponement according to the Algerian site competition.dz . “ If they are not Africans, let them go and play for Europe, for Asia or for others, but that they are not coming to wreak havoc on the African continent , Milla got carried away, quite upset. They have always evolved on the African continent. And we accepted them, moreover, so I do not see why today they continue to speak badly about other countries and Africa, it is not normal.

Satisfied infrastructure

people are used to arguing around Cameroon but we take it with a lot of joy and freshness because it allows us to encourage ”, declared the former Indomitable Lions striker, who said he was also satisfied with the infrastructure of the competition. “ It is unheard of a country that has made so much effort.

First part of the answer this Sunday, with Cameroon-Burkina Faso in Yaoundé (5 p.m.). Starting point of a first coronation at home for Cameroon, which organizes its second CAN after 1972? “ We will play with our own weapons as we have always done, urges Milla. All Cameroonians are behind the Indomitable Lions to reach the end of this CAN

. ”

“The Maghreb countries, they are the ones who always make a mess”, Roger Milla’s lunar outing before CAN

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