Cameroon are set to play against Germany in their last group game at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday, and Cameroon coach Hugo Broos is not erasing the possibility of his side securing victory over the world cup holders.
Cameroon are yet to win a game at the eight-team tournament in Russia. They lost their opening game 2-0 against Copa America winners, Chile, before securing a point from the 1-1 draw against Australia in their second game.
The African champions must now claim victory over Germany by a two-goal margin on Sunday in Sochi to progress to the last 4.
“We will have to be on our highest level. It’s not enough to beat them. We have to beat them with two-goals difference,” Broos, who led the Lions to Nations Cup triumph, told a pre-match conference.
“With football, everything is possible. We will go for it from the first minute and see after 90 minutes where we arrive.”
The World champions are represented in the tournament by a ‘Team B’ as they are without most of their world Cup-winning stars.
And Belgian gaffer Broos revealed that he thought the German squad selection might hand an advantage to his side until he saw them in action.
“I thought it [would help Cameroon] before the tournament because I saw it was different players than normal.
“But after two games of Germany, I have to change [my view] a little bit. Also the B team is a very good team.”
While Cameroon will face Germany, Australia will play Chile, and both ties will determine which two teams will advance to play against Portugal and Mexico in the semifinals of the competition.
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