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World Cup: Serie A Goalkeeper Praises Andre Onana Ahead of Cameroon Serbia Match
- Serbia and Cameroon will battle for their first points in Group G today with both having lost to Brazil and Switzerland in the first games
- Cameroon's Andre Onana has received high praise from Serbia's goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic ahead of the important game
- The two goalkeepers play for Serie A clubs Inter Milan and Torino with Andre Onana only moving to Italy in the summer
Serbia and Cameroon will play in the earlier fixture of the World Cup today chasing their first points after losing the first games. Onana has now received kind words from his opponent today.
The two countries must avoid defeat in today's game if they are to have any chance of progressing to the knockout stages and with Cameroon playing Brazil in their last game a win over Serbia is a must today.
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Is Onana better than Handanovic?
Milinkovic-Savic during the pre-game press conference quoted by L'Interista called Onana an excellent and strong goalkeeper.
“I think he’s an excellent goalkeeper, he has a brilliant future ahead of him. He succeeded in taking Handanovic’s place, today I think he’s stronger than the Slovenian,” the Torino goalkeeper said.
Song happy for "little brother" Embolo
Sports Brief earlier reported that Cameroon legend and head coach Rigobert Song talked about his relationship with Embolo after he scored against Cameroon, the country of his birth.
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Song said Embolo is his little brother and the two speak on phone, he said this while revealing the details of the conversation he had with the 25 year old after he was spotted speaking to him after the match.
Embolo was born in Cameroon's capital Yaounde and moved to France before settling in Switzerland where he pledged his international allegiance to the European nation. He currently plays for French Ligue 1 side AS Monaco.