Cameroon head coach Toni Conceicao has lambasted the Confederation of African Soccer, CAF, as his workforce prepares to tackle Burkina Faso for the third-place match within the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.
The Portuguese is of the opinion that scheduling dangers compromising the competitiveness of the biannual event.
He mentioned that this weekend’s programme that may see the Indomitable Lions come up towards Burkina Faso and Egypt up towards Senegal is a ‘disgrace for African soccer’.
The sport towards Burkina Faso on the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde might be performed in lower than 48 hours after they had been defeated by Egypt within the second semi-final.
“We’re in the identical state of affairs [as Egypt],” Conceicao instructed GOAL. “[It’s] not straightforward.”
“It’s a disgrace for African soccer that the coaches and gamers are usually not at 100 per cent. As coaches, we have now to search out one of the best answer, and Egypt’s head coach has to discover a answer as properly.”
Egypt had pleaded with the CAF to push the ultimate again to Monday in gentle of the exertions of their gamers.
“[CAF] need to organise it to search out what’s greatest for security and safety of gamers,” Conceicao continued. “We’re simply the actors who should comply with the laws as everybody else does.
“It’s not straightforward to get well in 48 hours, science proves that gamers can’t be recovered completely,” he added. ESPN