Tag: Cameroon

Alex Song left Arsenal for FC Barcelona for the money, not for football, he wanted to rub shoulders with “big boy” Thierry Henry

Former Arsenal defensive midfielder, Alex Song has revealed that he decided to join FC Barcelona on August 20, 2012, for €19 million because he wanted to make more money. The Cameroonian was a prominent football star at Arsenal between 2007 and 2012. After 5 successful seasons at the Premier League club, he moved to Barcelona […]

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Super Eagles of Nigeria Beat Sudan 3-1 To Set a New Record and Go To The AFCON Last 16 For The First Time

Super Eagles of Nigeria, on Saturday, defeated Sudan 3-1 at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon, in an AFCON 2021 match. The Super Eagles will advance to the Round of 16 as a result of their victory. According to the Confederation of African Football, the Super Eagles won their first two matches at an […]

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AFCON Officiating Questions Growing As The Repercussions From The Sikazwe Incident Develops

Coaches and players competing in Cameroon’s AFCON have urged referees to use VAR more effectively and avoid the expensive blunders that marred Mali’s 1-0 win over Tunisia on Wednesday. Despite the Confederation of African Football’s explanation that referee Janny Sikazwe was suffering from “heat stroke and extreme dehydration” after his string of errors overshadowed Mali’s […]

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AFCON 2021: Cameroon Thrashed Ethiopia 4 – 1 in Their Encounter As Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi Both Score A Brace

AFCON 2021: Cameroon ‘s Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko Ekambi both scored twice as the hosts beat Ethiopia 4-1 in Group A on Thursday to advance to the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon put in a great second half effort to extend their lead to six points after defeating Burkina Faso […]

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Bertrand Traore of Aston Villa and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting of Bayern Munich give their perspective concerning Cameroon vs Burkina Faso AFCON opener

Bertrand Traore of Aston Villa and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting of Bayern Munich have given their perspective concerning the Africa Cup of Nations opener between Cameroon and Burkina Faso which took place on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Choupo-Moting believes Cameroon won the game because of the team’s determination to win. While Traore believes Burkina Faso lost […]

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Zambo Anguissa of Napoli Says Clubs Must “Respect” The Importance of The AFCON for African Players…

Andre-Frank Anguissa admits that leaving Napoli’s title defense midway through the season to join Cameroon’s Africa Cup of Nations squad was a difficult decision, but he has his club’s full support for the continental showpiece. The club-versus-country debate has dominated the build-up to the 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations, with certain players, […]

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AFCON 2021: The 10 Most Valuable African Players in The World Competing in The Continent’s Most Decorated Tornament

The top players from Africa and around the world have returned to compete in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). At the AFCON, some of the top players from Africa playing in different parts the world will compete. Because the AFCON is the continent’s greatest football competition, below is a list of the most […]

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AFCON 2021: Tournament Fixtures, Venues, Full Schedule, Scores, and Kick-off Times 2022 – UPDATED

AFCON 2021 continues on Wednesday January 12 when Tunisia face Mali, Ivory Coast play Equatorial Guinea and Mauritania take on Gambia; all 52 games throughout the competition will be reported here on FUTBALLNEWS; the tournament closes on Sunday, February 6 with the final. Here is the complete itinerary for AFCON 2021, including dates, kick-off times, […]

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AFCON Matches MUST Take Place if Teams Have 11 Players Available, According to Covid-19 Rules

Organizers of the AFCON have announced that teams will be required to play matches if they have 11 players available, despite the fact that they may be diminished due to Covid-19 cases. Cameroon’s match against Burkina Faso, which was played on Sunday, kicked off the tournament, which will contain 52 matches, and the rules of […]

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Host Country Cameroon, Kicked Off AFCON 2021 with a Bang, Defeating Burkina Faso 2:1

AFCON 2021: Cameroon overcome a scare to win their Africa Cup of Nations opening, thanks to a quickfire double by Cameroon’s captain Vincent Aboubakar halftime as they beat Burkina Faso 2:1. Cameroon’s captain Vincent Aboubakar scored a couple of penalties in the opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations in Yaounde on Sunday, as […]

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