The outgoing Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission,Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has congratulated the government and people of Cameroon, particularly the national soccer team, the Indomitable Lions, for claiming the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2017) title.
In a statement at the end of the hotly contested final match, Dr. Dlamini Zuma wrote, “Congratulations to the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon for a spectacular AFCON 2017 victory.”
Zuma also commended the Pharaohs of Egypt for putting a very good show in the final game of the tournament.
The outgoing AU Commission Chairperson also commended the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for another very well organized three-week long tournament, and thanked the government and people of the Republic of Gabon for opening their doors to the continent and hosting the 2017 AFCON.