2022 Olympic Games for the Deaf (Deaflympics): Cameroon beats Brazil in the opening match
The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon beat Brazil 3-2 in the opening match of the Deaflympics tournament.
Cameroon continues to shine on the international football stage with the country once more registering an important win against one of the finest and most talented teams.
Although unfortunately not much media attention is given to this competition, the Deaflympics also known as Deaflympiad (previously called World Games for the Deaf, and International Games for the Deaf) is a periodic series of multi-sport events sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at which Deaf athletes compete at an elite level held every four years.
In spite of heading out to Caxias do Sul in Brazil just before the match because of an absence of air tickets, the Indomitable Lions were brave and beat Brazil, the host country introduced as one of the top picks last Saturday, April 30.
Kuetche opened the scoring for Cameroon in the seventeenth moment. In the 27th moment, Yao Bandaman discharged a strong shot from the chest into the case to give Cameroon the lead. In the 43rd moment, Bandaman scored from the punishment spot. After the break, the Brazilians would slice the lead to two objectives. At the last whistle, Cameroon 3-2 Brazil.
The meeting hindered Indomitable Lions start to lead the pack in their gathering and show their aspiration to play the last. Cameroon is in Pool B with the Netherlands, Brazil, Italy, and Iran.