After qualification for FIFA world cup 2014, the two national football team will play a warm up match i.e. a friendly game in Portugal. Home team Portugal will welcome Cameroon in friendly game on 5 March 2014. The away team qualified for world tournament through African Federation with an aggregate win over Tunisia in the final round. Whereas, home team qualified after defeating Sweden in both legs of playoff rounds. Here we are sharing match preview, time & telecast channels of Portugal vs Cameroon.
|PORTUGAL VS CAMEROON MATCH SCHEDULE|
|Date||5-03-2014 [GMT] & 6-03-2014 [IST]|
|Time||20:45 [GMT] & 02:15am [IST]|
|Stadium||Estadio Dr. Magalhaes Pessoa, Leiria, Portugal|
|Audience capacity||23,500 spectators|
|Home team||The Navigators|
|Away team||The Indomitable Lions|
|Sony Six [Expected]|
RTP Africa, RTP 1
Portugal Vs Cameroon Time & Telecast Channels
This friendly game will be played on 6 March 2014 & will start at 2:15 am according to Indian Standard Time. The GMT date & timing for this game are 5 March 2014 & 8:45 pm respectively. In India, it is expected to be telecast on Sony Six. In Portugal, fans can watch this game on TV channels RTP Africa, RTP 1. The complete list of telecast channels of this game is given below.
India: Sony Six [Expected]
Portugal: RTP Africa, RTP 1
Argentina: DIRECTV Argentina
Spain: Gol Stadium
USA: RTPi, ESPN3, Watch ESPN
Brazil: ESPN Brazil, SporTV 2
Match Preview & team news
In last game of world cup qualification, the Portuguese star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored hat-trick against Sweden which helped his national team to qualify for the finals of summer world cup. he is now the highest goal scorer of his national football team.
Once again, the trio of Real Madrid in names of Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe & Fabio Coentrao will play together in same team. The defense is strong, but the attack need some improvement as it would be very difficult for Ronaldo to handle on his own.
Currently, The Navigators are at fourth spot in FIFA World men ranking. Best performance of home team in world cup is of third place which they achieved in world cup of 1966.
After 2 jump in FIFA World ranking, the away team is at 59th spot. This national team achieved highest FIFA ranking in November 2006 of 11 position. Both teams did not won world cup but it does not mean that they will miss it again this time. The Hope of winning world tournament is still alive for both teams.