Whenever we hear the word FIFA, we have instant flashbacks of thumping soccer games that we have seen all our lives. Every four years, enthusiastic soccer fans make plans with their friends to get together and be a part of this world famous sports event. Well, this is the time to make that reminder call once again as 2014 FIFA World Cup is just around the corner. Make sure you book your 2014 World Cup Cameroon tickets in time because the good seats tend to sell quickly. Brazil is fully energized to host the twentieth FIFA World Cup. It has been sixty-four years since Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup for the very first time. The international men's association football tournament is going to start on 12th June and will entertain the audience with exhilarating games until it finishes on 13th July.
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Arranging for the series of tournaments for 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification was a tough one but was eventually pulled off by six FIFA confederations. Thirty one teams were selected through the qualification process whereas one place was reserved for Brazil, the host nation. So basically, thirty two teams will be competing with one goal in mind, to win that golden trophy. Besides the trophy, the tournament offers enticing rewards as well. Each of the participants will be getting at least eight million US dollars. The teams that make it to the round of sixteen and loose, will be getting nine million dollars each. The quarter finalists will be getting fourteen million dollars each. The prize money for World Champions is thirty-five million dollars whereas the losing finalist will be getting twenty-five million dollars. The rewards do not end here; the clubs from which the teams are playing will be getting seventy million dollars at the time of their departure. This will be considered as reimbursement for expenses and insurance costs incurred and will be distributed through their respective national associations. All in all, FIFA will be setting a new record by funding five hundred and seventy six million dollars this year. Last time in South Africa, FIFA funded four hundred and twenty million dollars.
Among the qualifying teams on 2014 FIFA World Cup are Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Algeria. These five African teams are the same ones who qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Cameroon would be competing against Mexico in Match No 2. The soccer game is scheduled at Arena das Dunas in Natal. The stadium has been under construction since 2011 to prepare for the games of 2014 FIFA World Cup. It has been nominated as “the most perfect stadium in South America”. The Cameroon national football team is governed by the Fédération Camerounaise de Football. You may know them by their French nickname Les Lions Indomptables that means ‘The Indomitable Lions’. The thriving team has qualified and participated in FIFA World Cup seven times in 1982, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010 and now in 2014. No other African team has qualified this many times. In 1990, they were the first African team to make it to the quarter-final of the World Cup. The energetic team has also won Africa Cup of Nations titles four times.
Cameroon secured their position among the qualifying teams for 2014 FIFA World Cup by defeating Tunisia with a score of 4-1 in their play-off second leg. Tunisia fought back and won the chance to draw the game as a whole. But midfielder Jean Makoun settled the draw and made sure that the Cameroons made it to the tournament. Along with Cameroon, thirty-one teams will be showcasing their skill set on the ground. So what are you waiting for? Get your World Cup Cameroon tickets and visit Brazil this summer. The spectators will be experiencing a rush of adrenaline stimulated by the thrilling game happening on the ground.