CHAN 2020: Cameroon Off To a Winning Start

Cameroon won Zimbabwe 1-0 to kick off the 6th edition of the African Nations Championship, CHAN a tournament contested by players in their local championships in Africa.

Indomitable lions of Cameroon singing their national anthem during opening match

An overhead kick on 72 minutes by defender Salomon Banga Bindjeme gave Cameroon, who had missed lots of scoring opportunities, the winning margin in Group A on Saturday January 16 at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde.

Their victory over the Warriors of Zimbabwe earned the Lions three points and places them at the top of Group A, followed by Mali with 3 points, Bukina Faso (0 points) and Zimbabwe (0 point).

Prior to the football encounter, the Warriors’ coach Zdravko Logarusic accused Cameroon of practising witchcraft after finding a dead bat in the field minutes to the game.

The Intermediate Lions will knock horns with Mali, who won Burkina Faso 1-0 in the second game played at Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium; in their next encounter on Wednesday January 20, at 5pm.

Cameroon is this year’s host for the ongoing football tournament, CHAN.

By Neville Mesumbe

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