CAMEROON

  • Cameroon army kills 39 Boko Haram fighters: Defence ministry October 26, 2014

    Yaounde: Cameroonian troops killed 39 Boko Haram fighters in clashes with the Islamists, who were carrying out three raids on Cameroon's territory, the defense ministry said. Friday's fighting in the far north of Cameroon near Nigeria also claimed four civilian lives, the ministry said in a statement. Boko Haram rebels,...
  • CLT20: Clinical Chennai bounce back with big win over Dolphins September 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Suresh Raina on Monday blazed his way to a 43ball 90 and powered Chennai Super Kings to a comfortable 54run win over Dolphins, keeping the Indian outfit's semifinal prospects alive in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20. The Super Kings notched up an imposing 242 for six and then saw off...
  • Cameroon beat Ivory Coast 41 in qualifiers September 11, 2014

    Cameroon threw off their dreadful World Cup performance to beat starstudded Ivory Coast 41 in African Cup of Nations qualifying on Wednesday. Forwards Clinton N'Jie and Vincent Aboubakar scored a double each as Cameroon moved on from the retirement of striker Samuel Eto'o to overpower the Ivorians and take a second...
  • Boko Haram seizes town on Nigeria, Cameroon border: police August 27, 2014

    Yaounde: Boko Haram has seized control of a Nigerian town after soldiers deployed there fled to take refuge across the border in nearby Cameroon, a police source said on Wednesday. "Boko Haram fighters moved into Ashigashya" overnight Monday, where they slaughtered three people in front of a church, a Cameroon police...
  • Algerian footballer dies after being hit by an object thrown from the crowd August 24, 2014

    Cairo: A footballer has died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the crowd at a topflight league game in Algeria. The Confederation of African Football said Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse died in hospital Saturday night after he was struck at the match between JS Kabylie and...
  • Liverpool eyeing shock move for Samuel Eto'o August 12, 2014

    London: English football club Liverpool are considering a shock move for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o. The Cameroon striker is available for free after his oneyear contract with Chelsea expired and Liverpool see him as a potential candidate to bolster their attack, according to Daily Mail. Liverpool have a huge void to...
  • Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's Vice PM, kills at least 3 July 28, 2014

    Yaounde: Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister and killed at least three people on Sunday in a crossborder attack involving more than 200 assailants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said. A local religious leader, or lamido, named Seini Boukar Lamine, who is...
  • Boko Haram kidnap Cameroon vice PM's wife July 27, 2014

    Islamic Boko Haram militants have abducted the wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali in an attack Sunday, an official said. The Islamic group attacked the vice prime minister's home and kidnapped his wife in the northern town of Kolofata, lying along the Nigerian border, Xinhua reported citing Issa Tchiroma...
  • Mohun Bagan rope in Cameroon's Pierre Boya July 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan announced on Wednesday the signing of former Cameroon forward Pierre Boya as their marquee player for the upcoming season. Boya,who was associated with FC Kukesi in the Albanian Superliga, will be the third foreigner, the green and maroon brigade said in a release. Before playing for FC Kukesi, Boya...
  • World Cup 2014: No evidence of matchfixing, says FIFA July 3, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: World football body FIFA said that no evidence of matchfixing was found during the World Cup as claimed by German daily Der Spiegel. The German newspaper on Tuesday sensationally claimed that Croatia's 40 win over Cameroon was fixed. This led to the Cameroon football federation (FECAFOOT) opening a...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon to investigate matchfixing claims July 1, 2014

    Cameroon are to investigate claims that seven of their players were involved in matchfixing at the World Cup, the country's football federation FECAFOOT said on Monday. FECAFOOT said it had instructed its ethics committee to probe allegations of what it described as "fraud" in their three games in Brazil, particularly a...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon, Ghana to investigate failures June 29, 2014

    The presidents of Cameroon and Ghana have called for investigations following disappointing World Cup showings that saw both countries eliminated during the group stage. In Cameroon, state media said President Paul Biya had given his prime minister one month to submit a report on the Indomitable Lions' "inglorious campaign." A statement from...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon, Ghana order enquiries into debacles June 29, 2014

    The presidents of Cameroon and Ghana have ordered official enquiries into the striferiven performances of their respective teams at the World Cup where their campaigns were overshadowed by controversy over money and discipline. Cameroon's Paul Biya has asked his government to submit a report within one month into "the causes of...
  • World Cup 2014: FIFA redfaced after suggesting legal Brazil goal was offside June 24, 2014

    FIFA TV, which provides live World Cup images for the global television audience, displayed the wrong graphic which indicated Brazil's third goal in their 41 win over Cameroon was offside, it said on Tuesday. Striker Fred headed home after 49 minutes but millions of viewers thought the assistant referee had made...
  • World Cup 2014: Neymar double sinks Cameroon 41 June 24, 2014

    Neymar scored twice to help Brazil advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup on top of Group A with a 41 win over Cameroon. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil beat Cameroon 41, to face Chile in round of 16 June 24, 2014

    Brasilia: Neymar scored twice to help Brazil advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup on top of Group A with a 41 win over Cameroon. Fred and Fernandinho added secondhalf goals for Brazil, who will face South American rival Chile in the second round. Neymar netted twice in the...
  • The Beautiful Game: Brazil face Cameroon June 24, 2014

    Brazil have a relatively simple task to advance past the group stage at their home World Cup draw or beat a Cameroon. ...
  • As it happened: Cameroon vs Brazil and Croatia vs Mexico, World Cup 2014 June 24, 2014

    (Scroll down for live updates/blog) Cameroon vs Brazil: Brazil have a relatively simple task to advance past the group stage at their home World Cup draw or beat a Cameroon team that is playing their last match before flying home. Croatia vs Mexico: Mario Mandzukic's return from suspension helped keep Croatia...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon's Alex Song banned for three matches June 23, 2014

    Brasilia: Cameroon midfielder Alex Song has been banned for three matches after his sending off in their World Cup Group A defeat by Croatia, organisers FIFA said on Sunday. The midfielder was dismissed for elbowing Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic in the back during the first half of their 40 defeat in...
  • World Cup 2014: 'Stupid' to say Brazil will pick opponent, says Luiz Scolari June 23, 2014

    Brasilia: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said Sunday it would be "stupid" to think his team would consider playing deliberately for a draw against Cameroon in order to choose their secondround opponent at the World Cup. Scolari dismissed any chance that Brazil would not try to win Monday's decisive Group A...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil eye top spot as they face already eliminated Cameroon June 22, 2014

    TERESOPOLIS: Brazil have a relatively simple task to advance past the group stage at their home World Cup draw or beat a Cameroon team that is playing their last match before flying home. But in a tournament already full of surprises, Brazilian players are wary ahead of Monday's game in...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil eyeing top spot in Group A, says Julio Cesar June 21, 2014

    Brasilia: Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar said that his team only thinks about achieving victory against Cameroon Monday and snatching first place in Group A of the FIFA World Cup. Cesar said the 'Selecao' will play the game without thinking about who they will meet in the last 16 round, adding that...
  • World Cup 2014: FIFA suspends referee for incorrect decisions June 21, 2014

    Natal: FIFA has suspended Colombian assistant referee Humberto Clavijo for making incorrect decisions during the World Cup's MexicoCameroon clash June 13 at the Arena das Dunas. The referee disallowed two goals for Mexico in the first half by Giovani dos Santos, yet Mexico ended winning the game 10, reports EFE. FIFA said...
  • World Cup 2014: No Song just a whimper as Cameroon crash out June 19, 2014

    Cameroon went down fighting off the ball and amongst themselves as they exited the World Cup on Wednesday with Alex Song adding a red card to the illdisciplined African nation's long list in a thumping 40 defeat by Croatia. The Europeans were already leading 10 when Barcelona midfielder Song...
  • World Cup 2014: Mandzukic scores twice as Croatia thump Cameroon June 19, 2014

    Manaus: Mario Mandzukic scored two goals on Wednesday to keep Croatia in the mix at the World Cup with a 40 win over tenman Cameroon, who cannot now advance from the group stage. Mandzukic, who returned to the team at the Arena da Amazonia after sitting out the opening loss to...
  • World Cup 2014, Cameroon v Croatia: as it happened June 19, 2014

    Catch all the Live action from the Group A match between Cameroon and Croatia at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Cameroon and Croatia clash in Manaus looking to put their troubles behind them and keep alive their hopes of making the World Cup knockout rounds....
  • World Cup 2014: Fit Modric and debutant Mandzukic to lead Croatia charge June 18, 2014

    Midfielder Luka Modric and availableagain striker Mario Mandzukic will spearhead Croatia's effort to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Cup last 16 when they face Cameroon on Wednesday, coach Niko Kovac said. Modric has recovered from a foot injury he sustained in the opening 31 Group A defeat by...
  • World Cup 2014: Eto'o travels with squad after tweet about injury June 17, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Samuel Eto'o has travelled to the Amazon with Cameroon's World Cup squad for their crucial game against Croatia on Wednesday despite posting on Twitter that he probably won't play because of a knee injury. The Chelsea striker wore a brace on his right knee on Tuesday as players...
  • World Cup 2014: Cameroon and Croatia in bid for rescue June 17, 2014

    Manaus: Cameroon and Croatia clash in Manaus on Wednesday looking to put their troubles behind them and keep alive their hopes of making the World Cup knockout rounds. Having both lost their opening match, a victory would be fundamental in staying alive in a tough Group A including hosts Brazil...