2019 U-17 AFCON : Cadet lions round-up preparation for the Tanzanian expedition

The Under-17 Indomitable Lions have wrapped up preparations for the 2019 Under-17 AFCON in Tanzania.

The training ends few days to the start of the 2019 U-17 AFCON in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

As part of the preparations, the Intermediate Lions recorded a 1-1 draw with the Under-20 Kenyan team , Simba FC.

Cameroon plays an opening encouter on Monday 15th April 2019 against Guinea.

The cadet lions are paired in group B alongside Morocco, Senegal and Guinea.

Bookmakers consider Cameroon as the most experienced team in Group B. The team has taken part in the football competition seven times (1999, 2001, 2003, 2009, 2015, 2017 and 2019)

The baby lions are the only team in group B to have won the continental title.

Guinea, also participating for a seventh time, travels to Tanzania.

The Guineans have been ousted during the first round three times.

Morocco participates for a second time.  The team’s first ever appearance was in 2013 when they hosted the tournament.

Senegal makes a come back after eight years of absence. Her first participation was in 2011 in Rwanda.

Host, Tanzania will through weights with Nigeria in the opener while Uganda will face-off Angola later in the day.

Benly Anchunda

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