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Cameroon great Samuel Eto'o elected president of national federation

Cameroon great Samuel Eto'o, who lifted the Champions League with Barcelona and Inter Milan, won the election with 43 votes from members of FECAFOOT's general assembly
Cameroon great Samuel Eto'o elected president of national federation(Getty Images/FILE)
Cameroon great Samuel Eto'o elected president of national federation(Getty Images/FILE)
Published on Dec 11, 2021 10:13 PM IST
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Reuters | , Yaounde

Liverpool defender Matip out 3 weeks with muscle injury

The Cameroon player will likely be out of action for about three weeks after straining a muscle during Sunday’s 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion, Klopp said late Wednesday.
Photo of Liverpool defender Joel Matip(Twitter)
Photo of Liverpool defender Joel Matip(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 31, 2020 05:15 PM IST
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Liverpool | ByPress Trust of India

Money Heist buff? Let’s give a desi spin

The story of a rag tag bunch of people who get together and plan a heist is a global favourite
Money Heist season 4 dropped recently
Money Heist season 4 dropped recently
Updated on Apr 19, 2020 10:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAisha

14 children among up to 22 dead in Cameroon massacre: UN

Armed men carried out the bloodshed on Friday in the village of Ntumbo in the Northwest region, James Nunan, a local official of humanitarian coordination agency OCHA, told AFP.
The United Nations said a massacre in Cameroon left up to 22 villagers dead.(REUTERS)
The United Nations said a massacre in Cameroon left up to 22 villagers dead.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 07:37 AM IST
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Libreville | ByAgence France-Presse

Sadio Mane set to be crowned king of Africa as troubles rumble on

The January 7 ceremony will set in motion a year sure to be full of drama on and off the field with 2022 World Cup and 2021 Cup of Nations qualifiers in the mix.
Liverpool's Sadio Mane smiles after scoring the opening goal.(AP)
Liverpool's Sadio Mane smiles after scoring the opening goal.(AP)
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 05:41 PM IST
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Johannesburg | ByAgence France-Presse

Senegal, Algeria set for rematch in Africa Cup of Nations final

A Youcef Belaili goal gave Algeria a 1-0 win when the countries met in the group stage, but this time there is no second chance with Cup of Nations immortality awaiting the victor.
Senegal's forward Sadio Mane attends a training session in Cairo on eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Final against Algeria.(AFP)
Senegal's forward Sadio Mane attends a training session in Cairo on eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Final against Algeria.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 12:02 PM IST
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Cairo | ByAgence France-Presse

Senegal buzzing ahead of Africa Cup of Nations final

Business has been brisk for street hawkers selling flags and soccer shirts, while community dance groups are urging people to join in what could be the biggest party atmosphere seen in west African nation.
Senegal's Sadio Mane and teammates celebrate after the match.(REUTERS)
Senegal's Sadio Mane and teammates celebrate after the match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 10:56 PM IST
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Dakar | ByReuters

England through amid VAR mayhem

VAR replays are not shown on big screens inside the stadium though “normal” replays were, some of which clearly seemed to indicate to the Cameroon players that they were being treated unjustly.
England manager Phil Neville reacts(REUTERS)
England manager Phil Neville reacts(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 24, 2019 10:58 AM IST
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Valenciennes | ByReuters

Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original hosts Cameroon, who were dropped due to delays in preparations and concerns over security.
Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah in action.(AFP)
Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah in action.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 07:31 PM IST
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Dakar | ByAFP

Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla power through in Copa del Rey

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid breezed into the Copa del Rey last 16 after wide margin wins on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona's Munir El Haddadi, left, kicks the ball to score during a Spanish Copa del Rey match.(AP)
FC Barcelona's Munir El Haddadi, left, kicks the ball to score during a Spanish Copa del Rey match.(AP)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 12:39 PM IST
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Madrid | ByAP

Cameroon stripped of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, search on for new hosts

South Africa and Morocco are two frontline contenders to step in as hosts for Africa Cup of Nations -- expanded to 24 teams for the first time -- in place of Cameroon, who won the last edition in 2017 in Gabon.
President of the Confederation of African Football Ahmad Ahmad speaks during a press conference after an extraordinary meeting with CAF executives in Accra.(AFP)
President of the Confederation of African Football Ahmad Ahmad speaks during a press conference after an extraordinary meeting with CAF executives in Accra.(AFP)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 01:15 PM IST
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Accra | ByAgence France-Presse

Neymar injured as Brazil beat Cameroon 1-0

Brazil took some time to recover from Neymar’s departure after the striker limped off with what looked like a groin strain, but his replacement Richarlison got the game’s only goal with a superb header.
Brazil's Richarlison in action against Cameroon.(REUTERS)
Brazil's Richarlison in action against Cameroon.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 21, 2018 09:42 AM IST
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Brazil coach Tite impressed by Neymar’s captaincy

Brazil coach Tite stated that Neymar is developing into a leader and his stint as a captain has been successful so far.
Brazil's Neymar during training.(Action Images via Reuters)
Brazil's Neymar during training.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 08:36 PM IST
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London | ByAsian News International

Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations

A total of nine nations have booked places at the newly-extended 24-team finals with hosts Cameroon, Madagascar, Senegal, Egypt and Tunisia securing berths before this weekend.
South Africa's Tiyani Mabunda (L) is tackled by Nigeria's captain Ahmed Musa during the African Cup of Nations qualifier match between South Africa and Nigeria on November 17, 2018 at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa(AFP)
South Africa's Tiyani Mabunda (L) is tackled by Nigeria's captain Ahmed Musa during the African Cup of Nations qualifier match between South Africa and Nigeria on November 17, 2018 at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa(AFP)
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 09:00 AM IST
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Johannesburg | ByAFP

African Nations Cup: Mohamed Salah scores late winner for Egypt, Morocco sink Cameroon

Mohamed Salah, who had a quiet match, produced yet another last-gasp winner for his country in the 90th minute with a deft chip over the goalkeeper after a quick interchange of passes.
Egypt's Mohamed Salah in action against Tunisia in the African Nations Cup.(REUTERS)
Egypt's Mohamed Salah in action against Tunisia in the African Nations Cup.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 17, 2018 11:18 AM IST
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Johannesburg | ByReuters

Brazil’s Tite calls up Rafinha, Augusto and Sandro for friendlies

Coutinho’s absence was expected after Barca announced Thursday he had a hamstring problem that would keep him out for two weeks.
Brazil's Head Coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi (Tite) looks on prior to the friendly football match between Saudi Arabia and Brazil at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh on October 12, 2018.(AFP)
Brazil's Head Coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi (Tite) looks on prior to the friendly football match between Saudi Arabia and Brazil at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh on October 12, 2018.(AFP)
Published on Nov 13, 2018 11:54 AM IST
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Sao Paulo | ByAFP

79 school students, abducted by gunmen, freed in troubled Cameroon region

The kidnapping took place on Sunday near Bamenda, the capital of the troubled English-speaking region.
Parents await for news of their children at a school where 79 pupils were kidnapped in Bamenda, Cameroon November 6, 2018.(REUTERS)
Parents await for news of their children at a school where 79 pupils were kidnapped in Bamenda, Cameroon November 6, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 07, 2018 01:10 PM IST
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Yaoundé | ByAgence France-Presse

79 school students abducted in Anglophone Cameroon

The kidnapping late Sunday took place near Bamenda, the capital of the troubled English-speaking region, according to Governor Deben Tchoffo.
(AFP File Photo)
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Updated on Nov 05, 2018 07:10 PM IST
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Cameroon get first win for Seedorf, Salah injured in Egypt victory

Algeria, Angola, the Cape Verde Islands, Egypt, Gabon, Guinea and the Ivory Coast were also winners as all but two qualifiers on Friday went the way of the home team.
Soccer Football - African Nations Cup Qualifier - Egypt v Swaziland - Al-Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - October 12, 2018 Egypt's Mohamed Salah celebrates a goal(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - African Nations Cup Qualifier - Egypt v Swaziland - Al-Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - October 12, 2018 Egypt's Mohamed Salah celebrates a goal(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 13, 2018 09:31 AM IST
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Cape Town | ByReuters

Lesbian ‘witches’ chained and raped by families in Cameroon

A 14-year-old girl was chained to the wall and violently raped by a man who her family forced her to marry after discovering that she was a lesbian.
Same-sex relationships are taboo across Africa, which has some of the world’s most prohibitive laws against homosexuality.(AFP)
Same-sex relationships are taboo across Africa, which has some of the world’s most prohibitive laws against homosexuality.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 02, 2018 08:17 PM IST
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Yaounde | ByReuters

At least 100 die in Nigeria floods, toll may rise

Authorities warned that 12 of Nigeria’s 36 states will be seriously affected by severe flooding. Some of the worst affected areas are along the Niger River. Its water level is expected to rise substantially if water is released from the Lagbo dam in Cameroon as Nigerian authorities anticipate.
A spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency said that the deaths have occurred in 10 states and the toll could rise.(Reuters)
A spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency said that the deaths have occurred in 10 states and the toll could rise.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 18, 2018 05:17 PM IST
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Lagos | ByAssociated Press

Indian U-16 football team beat Cameroon in friendly match

The Indian U-16 football team registered a 2-1 victory vs a Cameroon U-16 side in a friendly match in Istanbul on Wednesday.
The Indian U-16 football team registered a 2-1 victory vs a Cameroon U-16 side in a friendly match in Istanbul on Wednesday.(AIFF)
The Indian U-16 football team registered a 2-1 victory vs a Cameroon U-16 side in a friendly match in Istanbul on Wednesday.(AIFF)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 07:34 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Vive la France! And a lot of other nations too, as migrant sons lift FIFA World Cup 2018

Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bonded together with scions of families that have been French for generations. About two-thirds of France’s FIFA World Cup 2018 roster included players with immigrant backgrounds, a mini-United Nations of football talent.
France's FIFA World Cup 2018 winners Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe are all descendants of migrants.(REUTERS)
France's FIFA World Cup 2018 winners Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe are all descendants of migrants.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 16, 2018 09:29 AM IST
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AP, Moscow | ByAssociated Press

2018 Commonwealth Games: Athletes urged to respect visas as Cameroon competitors abscond

The Cameroon team reported to Queensland Police that five boxers and three weightlifters had gone missing from the 2018 Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village in three waves from Sunday to Wednesday.
The accreditation to major multi-sports Games acts as a short-term visa to the host country and more than 100 athletes overstayed after the 2000 Sydney Olympics.(AFP)
The accreditation to major multi-sports Games acts as a short-term visa to the host country and more than 100 athletes overstayed after the 2000 Sydney Olympics.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 11:09 PM IST
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