Yaounde, Cameroon – (African Boulevard News) – TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is scheduled to begin on Thursday with holders, Cameroon, hoping to start their title defence with a win. The championship will take place in Morocco, with all games being played at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium and Mohammed V Stadium in the capital city of Rabat.
Head coach Serge Mimpo has expressed his team’s readiness and determination to defend their title. Speaking ahead of the opening match, Mimpo stated, “We have prepared well for this tournament and the players are keen to show what they can do. We know it will be a tough tournament, but we are confident in our abilities and are looking forward to getting started.”
Cameroon will face Mali in their opening match in Annaba, with the match set to be an exciting encounter as both teams are eager to start the tournament on a good note. Cameroon will be looking to use their experience and winning mentality to start the tournament with a victory.
The TotalEnergies U17 AFCON tournament will feature eight teams from across the African continent, with each team aiming to emerge as the champions. The tournament will showcase the best young talent from Africa, providing an excellent platform for the players to showcase their skills and abilities.
The competition will also serve as a scouting opportunity for international clubs looking to bring in talented young players from Africa. It is an excellent opportunity for scouts and agents to watch the future of African football in action.
The tournament’s opening match will be between Morocco and Uganda at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium, followed by Cameroon and Mali’s match later in the day. The group stages will feature two groups of four teams, with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the semi-finals.
In conclusion, the TotalEnergies U17 Africa Cup of Nations is set to be an exciting tournament, with Cameroon eager to defend their title and showcase their talent. The tournament provides an excellent platform for the young players to demonstrate their abilities and potentially get noticed by international clubs. Good luck to all the teams participating!