BREAKING FIRE: CARPENTERS CLEANING COFFIN TO PUT CAMEROON INSIDE AFTER BRAZIL MATCH THIS EVE
This is a big game for both teams for a simple reason: there is no more international football until 2019, so having a strong performance in this one is important to give the managers more to work within a few months. Brazil coach Tite sees his team progressing well, with a good win against Uruguay on Friday confirming they’ll be favorites to win next year’s Copa America, which will be played on home soil in Brazil.
Cameroon also has a high-profile name as their manager: Clarence Seedorf, the legendary Dutch player coming off several failed coaching stints. While the man was a first-choice starter for AC Milan for 10 years, he couldn’t find the same success while on the club’s sideline. Now, he’s rebuilding a side that didn’t qualify for the Russia World Cup and will host next year’s African Cup of Nations with the pressure of defending the 2017 title. Facing Brazil is obviously a giant test, but one that Seedorf is hopeful he can use to gain momentum and establish a reputation early in his tenure.
This should be a high-quality game between two teams that need to end their year on a high