The Cameroon legend slammed North African countries like Egypt and Morocco as they tried to allegedly postpone the 2021 AFCON.
Until a month ago, it was not clear whether theAfrica Cup of Nations
would go as planed due to the rise of Covid-19.
Therefore, the European Club Associations, as well as FIFA backed the idea of postponing AFCON, insisting that the players’ safety is their main concern.
was not satisfied with those parties’ attempts to call off the tournament and hit out at North African countries for supporting them.
The supporters of the FIFA program are the nations of North Africa because they always spoil things! They always cause chaos,”
the 69-year-old told
“Sorry, Morocco or Egypt or whatever, I say to them here as a brother. This is not normal. If they are not Africans, let them leave the continent and play in Europe or Asia. Do not cause chaos on the African continent.
“They have always grown up on the African continent. We accepted them, they were successful, so today they have no reason to speak ill of other countries in Africa, this is not normal,”
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