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Finke is moving on

2014-06-19 11:51
Volke Finke (Supplied)
Volke Finke (Supplied)
Cape Town - Cameroon manager Volker Finke sees no value in looking back on what has been a failed World Cup campaign, after the African team suffered a 4-0 thrashing against Croatia on Wednesday night.

Cameroon, who have conceded five goals during the first two matches of their Group A campaign, have never looked like they would be able to compete against the best teams in the world, but Finke is adamant that this current squad has tremendous potential.

"It’s a tough result to take," Finke told journalists after Wednesday's loss.

Cameroon’s Alex Song received his marching orders after unleashing a wild elbow on Mario Mandzukic, which made matters worse for the Indomitable Lions. However, Finke still thinks that his team could have - and should have - been more competitive against their European opponents.

"It’s always difficult to play with ten men, but that’s still no excuse for tonight’s performance," added the Cameroon mentor.

"There’s no doubt that Croatia were more clinical in front of goal, but Cameroon also had chances to score. We need to move on and look to the future, because this team is full of promising players."

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