“Cameroon won the match on merit” Brazil coach Tite praises Cameroon after their win ( Full interview)
Brazil coach Tite has praised the Cameroon national team after their shocking win over Brazil yesterday in yet another 2022 FIFA World Cup shock.
Cameroon defeated Brazil 1-0 thanks to a stoppage time goal from Vincent Aboubakar. However, the win was not enough as Switzerland defeated Serbia in the other group encounter to kill Cameroon’s hopes of qualifications.
“We were very wary about the threat posed by Cameroon,” Tite said. “They won the match on merit. They played very well vertically‘. continued Tite as he praised the five times African champions.
“We weren’t effective and the game became more dangerous as it progressed. Who lost? All of us [in the Brazil camp]. I am responsible for everything that happens. “Every match is difficult. We can’t take any opponent lightly,” – he said.
“The World Cup doesn’t give you second chances. We will feel disappointed for 24 hours after this result and then we’ll start preparing for the next match.” – Tite added
Brazil still finished top of the group despite the defeat and will play South Korea in the Round of 16 while second placed Switzerland will play Portugal.
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