Sports Archive

Cameroon’s YOSA & Coton Shine In CAF Championships

It was a bright day for Cameroonian clubs that took part in the return legs of the CAF Championships on Saturday, February 18. Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda aka YOSA, Coton Sports of Garoua and Apejes of Mfou, all made it to the next Read on » » »

Cameroon and Broos play down South Africa link

Cameroon and coach Hugo Broos celebrate their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations triumph Cameroon’s football federation has denied that its Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach has been in contact with its South Africa counterparts. On Thursday, the South African FA named Hugo Broos as Read on » » »

Ghana ‘s Asamoah Gyan deemed to have ‘unethical hair’ in United Arab Emirates

Gyan was recently in action for Ghana at the African Cup of Nations Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is among a group of more than 40 players deemed to have “unethical hair” under United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA) guidelines. The 31-year-old Ghanaian is Read on » » »

Cameroon :Guinness Mt Cameroon race of hope postponed indefinitely?

The 2017 Guinness mount Cameroon race of hope seems to have been postponed indefinitely and not even the National Athletics Federation has confirm it will hold. Reports says the main sponsors of the Guinness Mt. Cameroon Race of Hope namely Guinness Cameroon SA and Read on » » »

Victor Wanyama named African Player of the Month

  Victor Wanyama   Kenya’s captain and midfielder Victor Wanyama has been named January’s Premier League African player of the month by a highly celebrated and renown online magazine. New African Soccer Magazine is an England-based monthly publication that highlights the best of African Read on » » »

Cameroon -Bidoung Kpwatt Challenge: Adolphe Teikeu is new King

The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Pierre Ismaël Bidoung Kpwatt has had his record beaten in the so-called Bidoung Kpwatt Challenge that came into existence  following the minister’s mark of reverence before President Paul Biya on December 9, 2016. Minister Pierre Ismael Bidoung Read on » » »

AFCON 2017: Captain Moukanjo appeals for calm in Southern Cameroons

Indomitable lions Captain Benjamin Moukanjo The captain of the indomitable Lions, Benjamin Moukanjo has called for dialogue and a peaceful settlement of the Anglophone problem. The skipper and his team mates will be staging the final of the African Cup of Nations 2017 in Read on » » »

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 » » »