Interviewed by Agence France-Presse, the living legend of Cameroonian football also attacked players who refused the selection, accusing them of treason.
Roger Milla is not very tender these days when he talks about the national selection of Cameroon, the Indomitable Lions. In a dispatch of the Agence-France Presse where he is abundantly quoted, one discovers words that could be called hard. For example, Milla threatened coach Hugo Broos in these words: “We want to regain our rank. If there is no result, he will leave (…) It is up to him to make efforts so that Cameroon can be radiant“. Milla wants Hugo Broos all the more that he made a tactical choice in the first game of the Lions that displeases him. “I take the example of Zoua, who is a typical center forward. I played center-forward. I can not accept that a powerful technical front as he leaves the defense to fetch the ball in the defense of Cameroon.“
The other target of Roger Milla is the Cameroonian players who have turned their backs on the selection. Their attitude horripile the former African champion. For him, they are traitors to their country. “It is a betrayal to say no to his country! “He exclaimed before continuing:” You can not blackmail your country. Never. If they prefer to play in their clubs, they will stay in their clubs and that’s it. Cameroon is full of players, there is no worry on this side, “says the itinerant ambassador. He recalled the importance of the jersey of the national team for a footballer. For him without the impossible selection to emerge. “They are sons of Cameroon and will always be. It is thanks to Cameroon that tomorrow they will be great footballers. If they are not in the national team, there is no big club that will recruit them, “says