- Cameroon’s deaf Lions suffered a second consecutive defeat to France 3:0
- The team displayed enormous growth against this 2008 third place, forcing them to a virgin first half
- Three set piece goals conceded in the second half, puts them one foot out of Malaysia.
The deaf Lions of Cameroon are at the brink of an early deaf world cup exit, after suffering a 0-3 defeat to France at the stadium UKM on Monday.
Avena Thierry and his teammates showed a remarkable improvement in their football skills compared to their previous match against Japan. They challenged the 2008 bronze medalists with their aggressive and creative play.
Despite having more than four corners and two free kicks, France failed to find a way past the resilient defense of the team.
The Lions displayed a strong performance with a tight defense, a swift midfield, and a lively attack led by captain Serge Djappide. They created many chances to score, but were unlucky not to find the net in the first half.
As the second half progressed, Anthoine Le Bigaut, found himself free near the edge of the box and unleashed a stunning shot that beat the Cameroon keeper in the 68th minute to open the scoring.
The CSSM Paris player, completed his brace from a set piece seven minutes to stoppage time. The game finally came to a close for Cameroon when Théophile Recorbet’s long-range shot went directly into the back of the net.
With this score, the Lions seat last in poul E, with zero goals scored and 11 conceded. They will place third place Iran on Wednesday at 11:30 am.
Another group E fixture saw Iran pick up a one – nil win over Japan. They currently occupy third place behind Japan and France.
Other match day two results include;
Malaysia 0:8 Germany
Egypt 3:2 United States
Senegal 2:2 Ukraine
Thailand 1:3 Argentina
Türkiye 11:0 Ghana
Australia 1:2 Gabon
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