Confederations Cup: Lions were an hour late for training in Moscow!! Turned up 45 minutes late to the team hotel in St Petersburg
Like Australia, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are eager to start their second match in sharper style than their first — which ended in a 2-0 loss to Chile. “The first 20 minutes, I won’t say it was a disaster but had we been unlucky it could have been 3-0 to Chile,” Broos said.
“I hope tomorrow from the first second of the game we will be in the game and will be dominating, and this is what we will try to do .” Broos also railed against the organizing committee for delays, calling for the Russians to review their transport plans in time for the World Cup next year.
A report said Russia’s tournament organizer “sent a message of apology” to the African champions, after the team’s bus was caught in traffic, making the Lions an hour late for a training session in Moscow and then turned up 45 minutes late to the team hotel in St Petersburg on Tuesday.
“We have a program, we train at a given time and when you arrive at the hotel and don’t have dinner until 10 o’clock in the evening, it’s really unpleasant,” Broos said. “I think things must be reviewed.