- Andre Onana has explained that he tried his best not to leave the Cameroonian camp in Qatar
- The Inter Milan stopper added that he will continue to respect the national team and those in charge
- Cameroon without Onana will play their last group game against Brazil on Friday, 2 December
Cameroonian goalkeeper Andre Onana has finally spoken for the very first time after his exit in the national squad currently campaigning at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Onana who plays for Inter Milan is one of the best goalkeepers in the world considering his records and for the fact that he holding the sticks for a big club in Europe.
However, things fell part before Cameroon's game against Serbia on Monday, 28 November, as head coach of the Indomitable Lions, Song, decided to drop Onana for the crucial duel.
The former Ajax goalie was said to have refused to adhere to instructions given to him by Song which made the coach booted him out of the squad.
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And in his absence, Cameroon were forced to a 3-3 draw which means that the African giants must win their last group game for them to have chance of reaching the knockout stage.
What did Onana say?
According to the latest update spotted on the page of Fabrizio Romano on Twitter, Onana explained that he tried all his best to prevent the troubles, but all efforts were futile.
Statement made by Onana
''I want to express my affection for my country and the national team. Yesterday, I was not allowed to be on the ground to help Cameroon as I always do, to achieve the team's goals.
''I have put all my efforts and energy into finding solutions to a situation that a footballer often experiences, but there has been no will on the other side.
''Some moments are difficult to assimilate and I will always respect and support the decisions of the people in charge of pursuing the success of our team and country.''
Aboubakar’s outrageous goal for Cameroon
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Vincent Aboubakar got off the bench to inspire Cameroon to a nail-biting six-goal thriller with Serbia.
Aboubakar was introduced into the game with the Indomitable Lions trailing by 3-1 with a little over 30 minutes left on the clock.
His substitution proved an inspired choice by head coach Rigobert Song, as the 30-year-old forward scored and provided an assist to help Cameroon secure a vital point from the jaws of defeat.
The Al-Nassr striker has been hailed for his awe-inspiring cameo but what seems to impress most social media users was his audacious goal against Serbia.
Source: Sports Brief News