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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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Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu hails a ‘victory’ as he plays again after heart troubles

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Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu hails a ‘victory’ as he plays again after heart troubles

Cameroon international Joel Tagueu has said being able to play football again despite being diagnosed with a heart ailment is a “victory”. Tagueu’s heart defect was detected in the build-up to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and led to him being ruled out of the continental showpiece. Nearly five months after his last game, the…

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Etienne Eto’o on why he wants to play for Cameroon ahead of Spain

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Etienne Eto’o on why he wants to play for Cameroon ahead of Spain

A presidential decree signed in 2014 has sidelined six Europe-based Cameroon players from travelling for this month’s U17 World Cup Etienne Eto’o Pineda, son of former Cameroon captain and African football legend Samuel is keen to retrace his father’s national team footsteps. The senior Eto’o won two Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) titles with Cameroon as well as featuring…

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Fifa U-17 World Cup: Eto’o out as Cameroon name final squad

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Fifa U-17 World Cup: Eto’o out as Cameroon name final squad

Etienne Eto’o, the son of African football legend Samuel Eto’o, will not play at this year’s U-17 World Cup in Brazil after he was left out of Cameroon coach Thomas Libiih’s final 21-man squad. Eto’o, along with Roma forward Barel Fotso, are in a group of Europe-based players who have not made the squad. Eto’o,…

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