2023 U-17 AFCONQ: 21 Cameroonian Players Fail MRI Test

2023 U-17 AFCONQ: 21 Cameroonian Players Fail MRI Test

Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has announced that 21 players of the country’s U-17 national team have failed the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) test.

This was revealed by FECAFOOT in a press release.

According to the football body, 21 out of the 30 players currently in camp preparing for the Central African Football Federations’ Union (UNIFFAC) 2023 U-17 AFCON qualifier, failed the test.

“The Cameroonian Football Federation informs the public that as part of the preparations for the UNIFFAC Limbe 2023 tournament, qualifying for the next U-17 AFCON, 21 players out of the 30 currently training have failed after the outcome of the MRI tests,” the press release state.

“They were immediately removed from the group. Steps were immediately taken for their replacement.

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“This action is the result of strict instructions given by the President of FECAFOOT acting under the mandate of the COMEX, in order to put an end to the tampering with civil status records which have, in the past, tarnished the image of the apex body of the Cameroon football.

“FECAFOOT urges all actors, in particular educators, to ensure that the ages by category are respected.“

UNIFFAC (from Central Zone) is yet to produce representatives for the 2023 U-17 AFCON which will be hosted in Algeria from 8th to 30th April.

The UNIFFAC qualifiers for the Africa U-17 AFCON will be held in Cameroon between 7–12 January 2023.

Ten countries have already qualified for the U-17 AFCON. The countries are Algeria, Morocco (North Zone), Nigeria, Burkina Faso (West B Zone), Senegal, Mali (West A Zone), Somalia, South Sudan (Central-East Zone) and South Africa, Zambia (South Zone).

Four teams from the U-17 AFCON will represent Africa at the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru.

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  • Ololo 1 year ago

    Imagine the number and the tournament starts in few days.

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