The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon: Symptom of a Country in Travail
In 2012, when I wrote this, I was lamenting the defeat of Cameroon by Cape Verde. The build up to the world cup, which saw disputes over unpaid premiums already showed how deep the problems of the National Team are. But then one is apt to ask the question: Why is it that Cameroon is one of the few, if not the only Country, where the Cabinet Ministers and the Football Federation are always fighting over who controls the resources of the team? If money does not get missing on a plane, then players will have to protest to get their premiums. Why is it that the Cameroon team has done so much in the past yet there is nothing to show for in-country? Players made sacrifices in the past, won trophies, brought glory, died on the playing field but the government has never as much as done anything to show the players why they should go out and fight for the country.