Cameroon's German manager Volker Finke, left, and Germany manager Joachim Low talk at the FIFA World Cup draw. Their teams will meet in a pre-World Cup friendly on June 1.
Andre Penner/AP

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany will play fellow World Cup participant Cameroon in one of its final warmups for the tournament in Brazil.

The match is scheduled for June 1 in Moenchengladbach. Germany also plays Poland on May 13 and is looking for an opponent for a June 6 match, one day before departing for Brazil.

German Football Federation president Helmut Sandrock says the coaching staff wanted Germany to play against a ''strong African team'' ahead of the tournament.

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Germany's group includes another African team, Ghana. Cameroon is in the same group as World Cup host Brazil and is coached by a German, Volker Finke.

Germany's other group rivals are Portugal and the United States. Cameroon also plays Mexico and Croatia.

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