Tag: Cameroon

Here’s a breakdown of AFCON 2021 final Prize money for Senegal, Egypt, Cameroon 

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will pay Senegal $5 million (£3.7 million) for winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, ahead of Egypt. CAF will also pay Egypt $2.75 million (£2 million) for losing the AFCON 2021 final to Senegal and Cameroon $2.2 million (£1.6 million) for winning[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Falconets destroy Cameroon 3-0

Nigeria’s under-20 women football team, the Falconets, advance to the fifth and final round of African Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, after beating their Cameroonian counterparts 3-0 in the second leg clash at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, for a 3-0 aggregate victory. Coach[Read More…]

Cameroon look to prevent getting unstuck against The Gambia

The action at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations resumes on Saturday, with major matches. Having dispatched Comoros 2-1 in the last 16, the Indomitable Lions are against another side making their competition debut. The Gambia have surpassed expectations in their maiden appearance, ending second with seven points in a[Read More…]

AFCON 2021: CAF reacts as 3 Algerian journalists stabbed, robbed in Cameroon

Three Algerian journalists covering the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon (AFCON) have been reportedly attacked by unknown persons on Sunday night. According to reports, the journalists who were moving as a team with other colleagues were attacked when they were leaving their hotel in Douala. One of the[Read More…]

Photo news: Fifty years after last hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon is back

Fifty years after last hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon kick off the continental showpiece on Sunday targeting the sixth title while hoping the spectre of the coronavirus does not overshadow the tournament. It was all shades of bright and colorful at the opening event of the games which[Read More…]

Here’s your Complete daily match schedule for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon

Complete daily match schedule for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 (all times GMT): First round Sunday, Jan 9 Gp A: Cameroon v Burkina Faso, 1600; Cape Verde v Ethiopia, 1900; both Olembe Stadium, Yaounde Monday, Jan 10 Gp B: Senegal v Zimbabwe,[Read More…]

Cameroon kicks off Africa Cup of Nations, amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Fifty years after last hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon kicks off the continental showpiece on Sunday targeting the sixth title while hoping the spectre of the coronavirus does not overshadow the tournament. Cameroon, who play 2013 runners-up Burkina Faso in their opening Group A match at the vast[Read More…]

Cameroon, 38 other countries that have Nigerians on COVID-19 ban list

The coronavirus, COVID-19, took the world by surprise. The disease which was first discovered in China’s Wuhan city made many nations close their border to prevent the import of the pandemic. Although Nigeria and many other African countries surprisingly against prediction have lower cases and low death rates, some countries[Read More…]

Nigeria meets Cameroon over repatriation of 4,982 Borno refugees

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has met officials of Cameroon and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) over the repatriation of 4,982 Nigerian refugees in the neighbouring country. The meeting, at the weekend in Maroua, Cameroon, followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that[Read More…]

Cameroonian entertainer incites xenophobic attacks against Nigerian artistes

A video circulating on social media is inciting xenophobic attacks against Nigerian artistes in Cameroon. The Cameroonian entertainer identified in the video, Pancho Cy International lamented that Nigerian artistes are taking over the country’s entertainment space. He was speaking against the backdrop of Nigerian singer, Joeboy’s silent visit to the[Read More…]