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Warriors supershow paints beautiful picture of Zimbabwe

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor— IT took just an hour-and-half for the Warriors to charm the British media, with a 2017 Nations Cup performance pregnant with both quality and the promise of a successful campaign and, refreshingly, force a change to the usually negative and Read on » » »

Van Gaal quits football

Ex-Manchester United and Netherlands manager, Louis van Gaal, says he has retired from coaching after a 26-year career. The 65-year-old van Gaal has been out of work since being sacked by United hours after winning the FA Cup in May 2016. “I thought maybe Read on » » »

MATIP COULD MISS FIVE MORE LIVERPOOL GAMES AS A RESULT OF CAMEROON DISPUTE

The defender is effectively retired from international football but the Indomitable Lions believe he should be available for the Africa Cup of Nations Joel Matip could be unavailable until February 10 as a result of Liverpool’s ongoing dispute with Cameroon over the defender’s international Read on » » »

Football: Asia chief predicts positive impact of World Cup expansion

FIFA’s decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams will address Asia’s long-standing demand for greater representation in the showpiece tournament, the President, Asian Football Confederation, Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, said on Wednesday. The 51-year-old Bahraini attended Tuesday’s FIFA Council meeting Read on » » »

Samuel Eto’o not for sale, says Antalyaspor chief

Antalyaspor’s former Cameroon international striker Samuel Eto’o is not for sale, the Turkish club’s chairman said Saturday, ending months of speculation over a move within Turkey or overseas. Persistent speculation linking Eto’o with a move to last season’s Super Lig champions Besiktas heightened last Read on » » »

Samuel Eto’o could move to his third English club.

Samuel  Eto’o 35 years old Samuel Eto’o could soon sign for his twelfth club. The Cameroonian striker could return, once again, to England following reports he is currently targeted by premiership side  Hull City as it seeks to reinforce a moribund attack to save themselves Read on » » »

Football enthusiasts welcome Oliseh’s appointment

Oliseh was named Manager of Dutch club, Fortuna Sittard, on Tuesday Football enthusiasts on Wednesday described the appointment of Sunday Oliseh as a very tough job, adding that it was however a welcome development and learning curve for him. The News Agency of Nigeria Read on » » »

Samuel Eto’o delivers public thank-you to ex-Real Madrid boss Capello

Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o has paid tribute to former Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello. Despite his success with Barcelona, it was Real which brought him to Europe. And after accepting a career achievement award at the Globe Soccer Awards, Eto’o stated: “I want to Read on » » »

FIFA’s Mamelodi retires

 Long-serving FIFA development officer for Eastern and Southern Africa Ashford Mamelodi is stepping down from his post at the end of this month, calling time on an illustrious football administration career during which he grew an affection with Zimbabwe and worked tirelessly to Read on » » »

Human error led to Colombia soccer plane crash, authorities say

The plane, operated by Bolivia-based charter company, LaMia, crashed on a wooded hillside near Medellin because the pilot failed to refuel en route and did not report engine failures caused by the lack of fuel until it was too late, officials said Errors by Read on » » »

Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song recovers from life-threatening stroke

Cameroon soccer star, Rigobert Song has recovered from the stroke which he suffered from at the beginning of October. Song was in a coma for two days after suffering from a stroke in his home at the capital Yaounde and was later transferred to Read on » » »

Liverpool’s Joel Matip could avoid FIFA sanction for Cameroon snub – lawyer

Joel Matip Shaka Hislop says despite Sadio Mane’s comments, it will be hard for Liverpool to replace him while he’s at the AFCON. Liverpool defender Joel Matip will be shielded from FIFA penalties following his African Nations Cup snub if he officially told the Read on » » »

Cameroon players could face club bans for refusing to play for their country

Joel Matip, Liverpool’s Joel Matip is amongst seven Cameroon players who could be suspended from playing for their clubs for having said they don’t want to go to next year’s African Cup of Nations. The German-born Reds centre-half hasn’t played for Cameroon since the 2014 Read on » » »

FIFA panel bans two former Honduran officials for life

The independent ethics committee of world football governing body, FIFA, has imposed life-long bans on two former Honduran officials for involvement in a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme. Rafael Callejas, former president of the Honduran Football Association, and Alfredo Hawit, former acting president of CONCACAF, have Read on » » »

‘MESSI IS THE BEST!’ – XAVI ADAMANT RONALDO DOES NOT DESERVE BALLON D’OR

The Barca great has questioned the decision not to name the Argentine the best player in the world, even if he won fewer trophies than the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo did not deserve to win the Ballon d’Or despite his trophy success in 2016, according Read on » » »

Liverpool’s Joel Matip declines African Nations Cup chance with indomitable lions of Cameroon .

Cameroon international Joel Matip . Matip, who has not played for his country since 2015, spoke in September about his desire to stay at Liverpool during the African Nations Cup, but Cameroon have recently been making efforts to try to convince the 25-year-old to Read on » » »

Sepp Blatter loses appeal against six-year ban

Former FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, has lost his appeal against a six-year ban from football. The 80-year-old, who was forced out of office in February this year following allegations of corruption, took his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport with the hope Read on » » »

WAFCON -Big Match Feature: Cameroon v Nigeria

After two weeks of fantastic football, the final two teams standing will slug it out for who will be crowned the Queens of African football. Hosts Cameroon and record holders Nigeria go head to head on Saturday at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo for the Read on » » »

What we know so far about the Brazilian football team plane crash

Officials say survivors are being rescued from the wreckage of the plane which was carrying 81 people, including the squad of a top Brazilian football team. The plane crashed outside the Colombia city of Medellin. Here is everything we know so far: 1. The Read on » » »

Cameroon:Demonstrations in Buea disrupts CAN 2016 activities as taxi drivers announce strike

Student demonstration in Buea Angry students of the University of Buea staged a massive protest in all the streets of Buea, capital of the South West Region of Cameroon yesterday , November 28, 2016. Added to the hundreds gendarmes already deployed for the Female Read on » » »