The official announcement of Cameroon’s line-up towards Serbia uncovered a thriller that had been stored underneath wraps.
It was stunning not simply to see Andre Onana excluded from the beginning XI, however from the bench too.
The Inter goalkeeper had began the 1-0 defeat towards Switzerland, when he might do little to stop Embolo‘s aim from shut vary however he did save a really comparable shot from Ruben Vargas along with his shoulder.
Why has Andre Onana been dropped by Cameroon?
Though numerous shops have claimed that it is a disciplinary challenge, MARCA has discovered that this is not the rationale.
Onana is leaving the World Cup – he is not going to play once more – for a sporting cause, due to the “mannequin of the sport”.
That is what we now have been instructed by these near him, as the previous Barcelona and Ajax participant doesn’t slot in Rigobert Tune‘s schemes.
The coach believes that Onana takes too many dangers along with his footwork, and in his restarts from the aim.
He has determined he’d want a goalkeeper who performs extra direct and who’s extra underneath the sticks. That’s the reason he opted for Devis Epassy towards Serbia.
An argument between Tune and Onana
Tune reportedly began shouting at Onana in coaching on Saturday. After coaching, they sat down, talked and the goalkeeper insisted that he was not going to vary the way in which he performed.
Tune determined that, in that case, it will be finest for him to depart the camp. He understood that having Onana as a second-choice goalkeeper was not an excellent possibility both.
Samuel Eto’o, president of the Federation, is Onana‘s “sporting father”, because the goalkeeper got here out of his Basis, however Eto’o most well-liked to undertake a extra impartial function and assist Tune‘s place. Onana, due to this fact, leaves the World Cup.