CAF comment on Cameroon controversy

CAF has issued a statement on the behaviour of the Cameroon women's team in their controversial 3-0 defeat to England at the Fifa Women's World Cup.

The Lionesses' secured a 3-0 victory over their African counterparts on Sunday. However, the clash was marred by protests from the Cameroon team, who had two VAR decisions go against them.

In the wake of the controversial encounter, former Manchester United defender and England women's team boss Phil Neville claimed he was "ashamed" by the behaviour of the opposition.

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Caf broke its silence on the matter on Monday, with a statement being released by the chair of Caf's women's football committee, Isha Johansen, who strongly condemned the actions of the Cameroon team and claimed it "reflected badly" on the continent.

"Whilst remaining proud of our African teams that participated in the Fifa Women's World Cup, yesterday's match between England and Cameroon reflected badly, not only on African women’s football but African football on the whole," Johansen said, as per BBC Football.

"It is an issue which will be addressed and dealt with at the appropriate levels of governance."

As per BBC Sport and Reuters, Fifa were not available for a response when contacted by the respective news organisations, but BBC Sport claimed that Fifa is "looking into" the behaviour of the Cameroon women's team, with updates set to be announced in due course.

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