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[29 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Nigeria announces squad for Cameroon clashes | ]

By Theodore Mih Ndze
Nigeria has announced a strong 23-man squad, including one Premier Soccer League star, for their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.
The Super Eagles will face Cameroon twice in the upcoming international break, and will hope to keep their lead in their World Cup qualification group after starting with two wins over Zambia and Algeria, while the Indomitable Lions drew their previous two matches.
German coach Gernot Rohr has come under pressure after Bafana Bafana beat his side 2-0 in Nigeria in the opening fixture of the 2018 …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on GTHS Limbe reaps benefits of Limbe Omnisport Stadium | ]
GTHS Limbe reaps benefits of Limbe Omnisport Stadium

-Gets FCFA 26 million in didactic materials
By Solomon Agborem
Didactic materials worth FCFA 26 million have been donated to Government Technical High School (GTHS) Limbe by MAG Sarl, one of the road construction companies working  at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium.
The equipment donated were 16 ultra modern computers, two photocopiers, three welding plant, two generators and two filing machines.
Presiding over the September 22, 2016 event tagged’ MAG construction company in partnership with PEP-Africa donating computers and conducting HIV/AIDS awareness campaign at GTHS Limbe under the distinguished patronage of the Ministry of Housing …

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[27 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on AFCON 2016 Hotels: Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure satisfied with execution of contracts | ]
AFCON 2016 Hotels: Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure satisfied with execution of contracts

The Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure, H.E. Bello Bouba Maigari has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing construction works of some State-owned hotels in Buea and Limbe which are said to be 90 percent ready for the upcoming Female African Cup Nations (AFCON) to hold in Cameroon from November 19 to December 3, 2016.
Bello Bouba Maigari who was in Buea and Limbe to ascertain specific preparatory measures required for the smooth hosting of guests called on Tourism operators to respect the deadline and deliver the infrastructure on time.
With …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Rehearsals intensify ahead AFCON draws | ]

By Anu Nkeze Paul
Rehearsals have intensified ahead of the 2016 female Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) draws scheduled for November 2016. A preparatory meeting to this effect took place at the Yaoundé Sports Complex involving all the members of the local organizing committee. Presiding over the meeting, the Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Bidoung Mkpatt, called on members of the organizing committee to work as a team saying it was no longer time for complaints or conjecturing but that of implementation and concrete results.
He said though the budget of the …

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[19 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on AFCON 2016: Minister of State Sets Rules At Buea Seminar | ]
AFCON 2016: Minister of State Sets Rules At Buea Seminar

Two-day’s brainstorming sets stage for better reception, management
Service Providers bradawl on commendable services, hospitality, security, et al
By Theodore Mih Ndze
The Minister of State for Tourism and Leisure, H.E. Bello Bouba Maigari, has called on Service Providers to ensure that the African Female Football Competition, (AFCON), is highly successful. He was speaking at the Buea Mountain Hotel conference hall last week, during a two-day seminar organized to sensitize service providers grouping Hotel Directors, Managers, Staffs, security officers, local council authorities and many others, on how to better manage their various sectors for …

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Fadiga opens Cameroon FIFA club licensing seminar in collaboration with CAF | ]
Fadiga opens Cameroon FIFA club licensing seminar in collaboration with CAF

Representatives from 14 West African countries as well as clubs and other stakeholders have taken part in a club licensing seminar for member associations in the CAF Centre of Excellence in Cameroon. 
The two-day seminar, which was organised by FIFA in collaboration with CAF, was kicked off by the former Senegal international Khalilou Fadiga. The former Club Brugge and Auxerre star shared his experiences of European club football and explained how FIFA is working to implement a global licensing framework that sets minimum standards for clubs in key areas such …

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[13 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Indomitable Lions prove worth once more | ]

By Tazanu Miriam Afuaka student Journalist
It is no surprise that the indomitable Lions of Cameroon won their two matches against Gambia and Gabon. But the feeling of joy never gets old for Cameroonians.
Cameroon vs. Gambia
On Saturday 3rd of September 2016, Cameroonians who could afford tickets to watch the football match, all gathered at the Omni-sport stadium at Ngeme, Limbe, to support their beloved Lions who played against Gambia, a qualification match for Gabon 2017. The match started at 3pm, and the first and only goal was scored by Benjamin Moukanjo, …

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[5 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Young Stars FC grabs holiday tournament cup | ]
Young Stars FC grabs  holiday tournament cup

By Solomon Agborem
Young Stars FC are the winners of the maiden Edition of the Chief of Batoke Holiday Football Tournament after they defeated Mile 8 FC during the finals that took place on August 28, 2016 at the Government Nursery and Primary School Field, Batoke.
They won 3 – 1 after four shots, during penalty shoot-out following an initial 1-1 within ninety minutes of play. Mile 8 FC opened the score board at the 3rd minute of play during the first half. After frantic effort to secure the one goal lead, …

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[23 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Rio 2016 Olympics: Cameroon returns empty- handed after squandering FCFA 1.3 billion | ]

Rio 2016 Olympics:
Cameroon returns empty-handed after squandering FCFA 1.3 billion to cover cost
By Theodore M. Ndze
Cameroon flag bearers at Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil are back home with nothing to show for their participation at the three weeks sporting jamboree. Team Cameroon began series of elimination on the first day of the competition and doom befell the entire team.
Despite a first round win for the flag bearer that qualified him for the eight finals, Wilfred Seyi’s determination and courage was not enough to cause the tune of the Cameroon National …

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[16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off on Mauritania, Mauritius kick start football journey to Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015 | ]
Mauritania, Mauritius kick start football  journey to Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015

The race for places at the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015 commences when Mauritania and Mauritius square off in Nouakchott in the sole preliminary round eliminator on Saturday, 12 April 2014 – exactly 280 days to the opening match.
For a round initially involving four teams, the preliminary elimination phase is down to the battles of Nouakchott and the return in Curepipe following the withdrawal of Eritrea who were scheduled to face South Sudan.
After the first leg on Saturday in Nouakchott, the return match takes place eight days later …