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World Cup 2014: Cameroon squad refuse to fly to Brazil in pay dispute

Squad including Samuel Etoo and Alex Song remain at home

 

Strike had been narrowly averted during training camp

Cameroons World Cup squad have refused to board a plane due to take them to Brazil for the World Cup because of disputes over bonuses, according to French sports newspaper LEquipe. The newspapers website claims that the squad have instead remained at their hotel in the Cameroonian capital Yaoundé, while reporters have camped outside the Cameroon Football Federation headquarters awaiting further information.

The players were due to fly out from Yaoundé on Sunday morning, in a plane specially chartered by Cameroon President Paul Biya. Its emerged that the squad have so far refused to travel because the World Cup bonuses they are being offered are not as much as expected.

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