N’Jie dropped from Cameroon squad for Confederations Cup


Clinton N’Jie

Clinton N’Jie will miss out on next month’s Confederations Cup in Russia after Cameroon coach Hugo Broos dropped the Tottenham Hotspur winger from a 30-man preliminary squad for the eight-nation tournament.

N’Jie, on loan at Olympique Marseille this season, has struggled for game-time at club level and also lost his place in the national side during Cameroon’s run to the African Nations Cup title in Gabon at the start of the year.

Andre Onana, who will play for Ajax Amsterdam in Wednesday’s Europa League final against Manchester United, has been named, despite being one of nine players who refused to go to Gabon in a clash of club-versus-country loyalty.

Olympique Lyonnais defender Nicolas Nkoulou is the only player from the 23-man squad that competed at the Nations Cup not to return as he has since retired from international football.

The squad would…

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