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OFFICIAL: Mexico confirms top friendly against Cameroon

by Lesley Ngwa
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The Mexican Football Federation have announced their national team will face Cameroon in an international friendly next month in the USA, five days before they challenge the hosts in the semi-final of the Nations League.

The information was confirmed by the communications department of the Mexican football Federation via a tweet this Friday announcing the fixture as part of matches for the June 2023 session of the MexTour.

The El Tri of Mexico are scheduled to face the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on June 10, at the 35 thousands seater Snapdragon Stadium in California in what will be the third meeting of both nations.

Cameroon last played against Mexico in June 2014, during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil and suffered a 0-1 defeat as it was during their first meeting in an international friendly in 1993.

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021 Bronze medalists are not engaged in the 2023 tournament qualifiers during the June window, hence providing an opportunity for the five-time champions to play friendly matches.

Last month the Football Association of Uganda announced they will play against Cameroon in another friendly game in June before playing against Algeria.

Mexico is preparing a team for the 2026 FIFA World cup which they will jointly hosts alongside Canada and the USA while Cameroon will us these matches to prepare for the crucial AFCON qualifier game against Burundi in September this year.

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