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Cameroon start Women's World Cup preparations with China invitational tournament

4:49 PM GMT+4 21/03/2019
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With three months to the global showpiece in France, the Indomitable Lioness will begin with the four-nation event in China

After four-month hiatus, Cameroon will play their first test-match in China's four-nation event as they prepare for 2019 Women's World Cup in France in June.

The Indomitable Lionesses are making their second appearance on the global stage and have been placed against Canada, New Zealand and the Netherland in Group E.

In January, Coach Alain Djeumfa took over from sacked erstwhile Joseph Ndoko, who led the team to a third place finish at the 2018 African Women's Cup of Nations in Ghana.

With three months to this summer's global championship, the France-bound side are yet to play any high-profile friendly since Ghana 2018 last December.

Meanwhile, the central Africans will feature alongside China, Croatia and Russia in China from April 4 to 7, 2019 and will hope to better the outing of Nigeria that ended third in January.

In China, they will face Croatia in the opener on April 4 in Wuhua before taking on winner between China and Russia in the third place or final on April 7 in the same venue.

Cameroon will look to make a fine start to the their second outing  against Canada on June 10 before games against the Netherlands and New Zealead respectively.