Cameroonians give AFCON 2019 final referees heroic welcome

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Cameroonians have given a resounding welcome back home to its referee Sidi Neant Alioum and his two assistants, Evarist Menkouande and Elvis Nguengoue, after officiating in the AFCON 2019 final in Cairo.

Fans had stood on the streets to cheer and welcome the trio as they arrived in Yaoundé on Sunday

Although the national team got disqualified at the Round of 16 where they lost to the Super Eagles of Nigeria, however, the referees lifted the Cameroon flag very high by handling the final game between Senegal and Algeria.

Alioum and his two assistants were the first Cameroonian officials to handle a final match in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Also, they achieved that feat in the first-ever 24-team AFCON.

Also, the Cameroon Football Federation president, Seidou Mbombo Njoya welcomed the officiating officials.CAMEROONIANS GIVE AFCON 2019 FINAL REFEREES HEROIC WELCOME

Cameroonians have given a resounding welcome back home to its referee Sidi Neant Alioum and his two assistants, Evarist Menkouande and Elvis Nguengoue, after officiating in the AFCON 2019 final in Cairo.

Fans had stood on the streets to cheer and welcome the trio as they arrived in Yaoundé on Sunday

Although the national team got disqualified at the Round of 16 where they lost to the Super Eagles of Nigeria, however, the referees lifted the Cameroon flag very high by handling the final game between Senegal and Algeria.

Alioum and his two assistant were the first Cameroonian officials to handle a final match in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations.

Also, they achieved that feat in the first-ever 24-team AFCON.

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In addition, the Cameroon Football Federation president, Seidou Mbombo Njoya welcomed the officiating officials.

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