The Indomitable Lions have yet to reach Tanger where they face Mozambique on Monday in a matchday 4 of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
After having turned the page of the 3rd day of the qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 Africa World Cup, the 4th day has been played since yesterday, Saturday 09 October 2021. Due to the limits of its sports infrastructure in Maputo, the team from Mozambique chose the city of Tanger in northern Morocco to host the Cameroon team.
The match is scheduled for tomorrow Monday, October 11, 2021 from 2 p.m. Mozambique’s Mambas, beaten in Douala last Friday by the Indomitable Lions by a score of three, have already taken up residence in the city, Morocco’s second economic lung, while their Cameroonian opponents are stranded in Douala.
The Indomitable Lions’ journey, originally scheduled for yesterday Saturday, did not take place. For what cause?
“Due to the health formalities related to covid-19 and the resulting administrative constraints, the special flight chartered by the national company from a foreign partner, initially scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, has been postponed to this Sunday. October 10, 2021. The proposal of the national company to use its own planes to make the flight from Douala to Tangier having been declined by the National team, new diligences were immediately engaged to find another plane to ensure its transport in the best comfort and sanitary conditions ”explained Camair-Co management in a press release on Sunday.
Antonio Conceiçao thus sees his work program strongly disrupted by this terrible setback, while the Mozambican opponent who has left the country of the Indomitable Lions since the early hours of this Saturday (3.30 am) has already settled in Tanger. The Indomitable Lions are currently second in Group D of the qualifiers, with six points, one point behind Ivory Coast. Malawi 3 points and Mozambique 1 point occupy the last two places. At the end of the sixth and final day, only the Group D champion will qualify for the play-offs.