#BreakingNews: Cameroon National Team Refuse To Board Plane To Brazil After Dispute Over Bonuses #Brazil2014

Written by on June 8, 2014

Cameroon’s national football team players (1st row, LtoR) Henry Bedimo, Eyong Enoh, Cedric Djeugoue, Stephane Mbia, Benjamin Moukandjou, (2nd row, LtoR) Nicolas N’koulou, Joel Matip, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Alex Song, Charles Itandje, Samuel Eto’o pose for a team photo prior to the start of the friendly football match Germany vs Cameroon in preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2014

The Cameroon squad have refused to fly to Brazil for the World Cup on their flight scheduled on Sunday morning over a bonuses row, according to L’Equipe.

Te Indomitable Lions Cameroon are due to start their World Cup campaign against Mexico on Friday.

The Indomitable Lions squad have been battling with their federation over bonuses for some time, and the players suspended a scheduled strike on May 23 in an effort to find an agreement on the thorny issue . But nothing has happened.

Rows over bonuses have been going on between the squad and the football federation for some time, with the players suspenind a scheduled strike on May 23 in order to rightfully address the issue.

The matter was still left unresolved, and as such Samuel Eto’o and his colleagues have decided to make a stand on Sunday by refusing to board their flight to Brazil.

Cameroon find themselves in Group A alongside hosts Brazil, Mexico and Croatia, and this in-fighting will do nothing to aid their quest for glory at the World Cup.

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