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Fear of Boko Haram attack sends residents away as Chad troops leave Nigeria

January 5, 2020 Editor 0

News of the Chad troops pullout from the fight against Boko Haram, coupled with a local report of Nigerian troops also leaving the vicinity, sparked concern among local people in Gajiganna, Borno State hundreds of whom promptly fled the area citing their fear of further attacks. Chad has ended a months-long mission fighting Boko Haram in neighbouring Nigeria and withdrawn Read More

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At last, ex-Barcelona, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o retires from football

September 7, 2019 Editor 0

Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38. The veteran enjoyed an excellent career at the top level of the game, winning numerous trophies with Barcelona and also representing Cameroon at four World Cups. Widely regarded as one of Africa’s greatest-ever players, Eto’o posted on his official Instagram handle: “The end. Towards a new challenge. Thank Read More

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Breaking: Cameroon fire coach Seedorf after Super Eagles AFCON loss

July 16, 2019 Editor 0

Former Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as Cameroon coach after the side failed to defend their Africa Cup of Nations title. The former Real Madrid player, 43, had been in charge for under a year. His assistant Patrick Kluivert, his former Netherlands and Ajax team-mate, has also left his role. Cameroon lost 3-2 to Nigeria in the last 16 Read More

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Cote d’Ivoire allows Cameroon to host 2021 AFCON, takes up 2023 edition

January 30, 2019 Editor 0

Hosting rights for the next three editions of the Africa Cup of Nations appear to have been settled as Cote d’Ivoire, original hosts for 2021, have now yielded to pressure and accepted to host 2023 edition instead. That was the high point of the meeting CAF President, Ahmad had with Ivorian government officials. According to a media release by CAF, Read More

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Breaking: Super Falcons are African Kings again, pip South Africa in penalties

December 1, 2018 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have won the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the ninth time after beating South Africa’s Bayana Bayana 4-3 on penalties. Both teams failed to convert their scoring chances, then entered extra time play before settling for penalities. Nigeria had the chance to take the lead in the 75th minute after winger Francisca Ordega was fouled in Read More

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Breaking: Big blow as CAF stops Cameroon from hosting AFCON in 2019

November 30, 2018 Editor 0

Cameroon have been stripped of hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, says the Confederation of African Football. African football’s governing body (Caf) says it is because of delays in the progress of Cameroon’s preparation for the tournament, due to start in June. Officials made the decision at a meeting on Friday in Accra, Ghana, that lasted more than 10 Read More

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Ahead AWCON final, Pinnick pours dollars’ promise on Super Falcons

November 29, 2018 Editor 0

The Nigeria Football Federation has opted to double the winning bonus of the Super Falcons as a big incentive ahead Saturday’s 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations Final against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Accra. President of the NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, made the pledge when he met with the players and officials at the AH Hotel, Accra on Read More

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CAF Club tourney: Sweet-bitter outings for NPFL teams

November 29, 2018 Editor 0

Enugu Rangers defeated Defense Force SC of Ethiopia 2-0 in a CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round, first leg match played in Enugu on Thursday. The return leg in Ethiopia will be played in a week. Godwin Aguda scored a brace for Rangers take a 2-0 advantage to next week’s CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round return leg. Aguda clinically converted two Read More

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Breaking: Super Falcons survive Cameroon hurdles, pick W/Cup ticket, zoom into AWCON final

November 27, 2018 Editor 0

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have picked 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket after defeating Cameroon 4-2 on penalties. Their hard-earned victory came alive after a 0-0 draw against the Lionesses in the semi-final contest decided inside Accra Sports Stadium, Ghana. The result of the crucial  encounter ensured the Nigerian side made their way into the Final of the 11th Women Africa Cup Read More

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The Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Rogers Nicholas Sunday led a joint team of Field Commanders from Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Cameroonian Defence Forces to formally receive and induct Cameroonian troops who arrived Gwoza to join in the ongoing counter terrorism and counter insurgency operations in the north eastern Nigeria and the borders between Nigeria and Cameroon. Welcoming Read More