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Toko Ekambi: Lyon sign Cameroon forward on loan from Villarreal

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Toko Ekambi: Lyon sign Cameroon forward on loan from Villarreal

Lyon have announced the signing of Karl Toko Ekambi on loan from Villarreal until June 2020, with the option to buy. Toko Ekambi’s signing comes as a reinforcement for the Kids who lost Memphis Depay to a serious knee injury in December. The Indomitable Lions forward previously played for Angers in the Ligue 1 where he won the Marc-Vivien Foe…

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations moved to January, Cameroon FA announces

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations moved to January, Cameroon FA announces

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will start on 9 January after its dates were moved, hosts Cameroon have announced. The tournament was scheduled to take place in June and July but was changed because of the “unfavourable” weather in the country at that time of year. It means a number of Premier League clubs…

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Mane could have won Ballon d’Or if Africans had voted for him – Eto’o

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Mane could have won Ballon d’Or if Africans had voted for him – Eto’o

Former Barcelona star, Samuel Eto’o has blamed Africans who voted for the Ballon d’Or awards for letting down Liverpool and Senegalese star Sadio Mane. According to the Cameroonian legend, Mane should have won the 2019 Ballon d’Or instead of the fourth place. Eto’o accused the Africans who had the opportunity to vote for the winner,…

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Cameroon’s Pierre Webo gets coaching role in Turkey

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Cameroon’s Pierre Webo gets coaching role in Turkey

Former Cameroon forward Pierre Webo has been appointed as assistant coach at Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir. The 37-year-old returns to the club he played for between 2011 and 2013 and also to Istanbul where he also appeared for giants Fenerbahce. The Super Lig outfit confirmed Webo’s appointment to work alongside Ekrem Dag, as assistants to manager…

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Modeste M’Bami: Ex-midfielder turns down Cameroon team manager role

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Modeste M’Bami: Ex-midfielder turns down Cameroon team manager role

Former Cameroon midfielder Modeste M’bami has turned down an offer to become his country’s new team manager. The 37-year-old retired in 2016 and Cameroon’s football federation (Fecafoot) wanted him to succeed Salomon Olembe, who worked under former head coach Clarence Seedorf at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. But the former Paris St-Germain and Marseille midfielder said…

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Back To Class, Legendary Samuel Eto’o To Join Harvard University

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Back To Class, Legendary Samuel Eto’o To Join Harvard University

By Bonface Osano Ex-Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o will pursue Business Management at the prestigious Harvard University next year. After a successful football career – spanning over 20 years, the former four-time African Footballer of The Year now wants to develop his business knowledge. He told Juane Afrique: “I will resume studies in business management. In January,…

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Afcon qualification: Cameroon held by Cape Verde at home

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Afcon qualification: Cameroon held by Cape Verde at home

Cameroon kicked off their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with a goalless Group F draw against Cape Verde Islands at the Stade Omnisport Ahmadou Ahidjo on Wednesday.  It was new Portuguese coach Toni Conceicao’s first competitive match in charge of the Indomitable Lions after replacing Clarence Seedorf. Cameroon got into this match having played…

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Cameroon to meet Zambia for women’s Olympic spot

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Cameroon to meet Zambia for women’s Olympic spot

Cameroon and Zambia will play each other in January to decide who will automatically for the women’s football tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The losers of that game will face Chile in a play-off for another place at the Games. Unlike the men’s Olympic football tournament the women’s event is open to full national…

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Cameroon keeper Andre Onana open to Premier League move

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Cameroon keeper Andre Onana open to Premier League move

Cameroon and Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has said that he would be interested in a move to the English Premier League. “There’s good competition and everyone wants to play here but to play you need to get a chance,” he told BBC Sport. “The Premier League is not for everybody so we will see. Now,…

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Ajara keen on Champions League spot after cup heroics

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Ajara keen on Champions League spot after cup heroics

Cameroon forward Nchout Njoya Ajara is keen on returning to the Champions League after helping power Valerenga to the Norwegian Women’s Cup final. Ajara netted a hat-trick to fire her side to a 4-1 win over Arna-Bjornar in the semi-finals. Valerenga will face five-time cup winners, LSK Kvinner. In 2018, Ajara was forced to miss…

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