Super Eagles legend, Sunday Oliseh, has named the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon as genuine title contenders for the AFCON 2021.
Cameroon last won the title in 2017 after defeating Egypt at Gabon, courtesy of goals from Nicolas Nkoulou and Vincent Aboubakar.
Oliseh who is no stranger to winning titles himself, after lifting the trophy in 1994, showered his admiration and praise for the Cameroonian side via his Twitter handle.
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“Tall, strong, solid, aggressive, compact hosts & relatively well organized! ” the former Super Eagles team coach wrote.
Despite a flaw of being non-progressive at times in their play, that didn’t deter the 47-year-old from pronouncing them as credible contenders for the AFCON title.
“The indomitable Lions team, though at times static & not so nimble-footed, is definitely, in my opinion, a credible title contender and Fun to watch with Aboubakar. AFCON is heating up!!,” he said.
Tall,strong,solid,aggressive,compact,hosts & relatively well organized! The indomitable Lions team, though at times static & not so nimble-footed, is definitely in my opinion a credible title contender and Fun to watch with Aboubakar. AFCON is heating up!! pic.twitter.com/SkDJyolhPA
— Sunday Oliseh (@SundayOOliseh) January 17, 2022
The Indomitable Lions qualified to the knock-out stages of the competition after an emphatic 4-1 victory over the Ethiopian side.
Cameroon are vying for a 6th AFCON title, one short of 7-time winners Pharaohs of Egypt.