Cameroon to play Portugal and Slovakia

YAOUNDE - Cameroon will play friendly matches against fellow World Cup finalists Slovakia on May 29 and Portugal on June 1, the country's football federation said in a statement.

Cameroon will face Slovakia in Klagenfurt, Austria then head to Covilha in Portugal for their final warm-up match before travelling to South Africa for the World Cup.

Cameroon have been drawn in Group E alongside Netherlands, Denmark and Japan for the 2010 finals, which start on June 11.

Paul Le Guen's side, who reached the quarter-finals at the African Nations Cup in Angola in January, play World Cup holders Italy in Monaco on Wednesday.