Articles in the Sports Category
-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 …
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.
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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 …
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 …
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 …
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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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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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 …
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 …
By Mounib Labidi
Without doubt Eto’o is one of the few African football legends who are still playing. Fancy trickery and step-overs aren’t in truth his style; nor is breaching through defenses with utter brute muscle. But the one thing African footballer Samuel Eto’o does in good health: score goals. His gift to turn games and never-say-die attitude has lifted the striker to idolatry status in the eyes of the fanatical Cameroonian support. He’s a committed player, whose hunger for goals never gets in the way of his desire to do …