Cameroon have another opportunity to lift the elusive women’s Africa Cup of Nations when they play favourites Nigeria in a grand final on Saturday.
The Super Falcons have enjoyed a strong hold on the biennial event but the hosts this term would be hoping to usurp the African football giant.
Cameroon are in the same group – Group A – with Gabon just in time for the upcoming AFCON 2017 scheduled to hold from around January 14 – February 5.
Cameroon, who has won the AFCON competitions four times, will have to battle Gabon, Burkina Faso and Guinea-Bissau to advance to the quarterfinals of the competition. They are hoping to win their first continental title since 2002.
Hugo Broos was appointed as the head coach of Cameroon back on February of the ongoing year and ever since the Belgian manager took over the national side, the 64 year old tactician has stated that he does not want to have any distractions that would take him away from what he is planning to accomplish with Cameroon.
Plymouth Argyle is set to convert former Cameroon Under-21 international from a centre back to a defensive midfielder, the BBC reports.
The 24-year old player played for Argyle boss Derek Adams back in 2012 at Ross County and joined the Pilgrims as a defender after he was released by Blackburn Rovers.
Football federations often need to take tough calls in order to ensure that the game of football is played in a fair manner.
The football federation in Cameroon came under the radar recently as some of the players were found to be cheating about their age. As many as fourteen players had to be suspended under this allegation.
The case of age fraud might not be serious, but it is a step that needs to be taken by football federations across the world to ensure that the right examples are set and other countries follow suit. Transparency and accuracy of
Cameroon were once one of the strongest teams in Africa, but several decades of instability has destroyed the national team.
Cameroon’s disappointing form continued after their failure to land a win in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.
The goalless draw with South Africa means that Cameroon have managed only two wins in the last seven games. Manager Hugo Broos had demanded improvements prior to the game. Cameroon had managed a 2-2 draw in the reverse fixture with South Africa. Despite being the home team and coming in with a lot of prestige as one of the best teams in Africa, Cameroon had to come back twice in the game.
Carlos Valderrama is regarded to be one of the best players to have ever played for the Colombian national side and the retired superstar is also the most capped performer for the team as well, this is proof of just how much of an impact that Valderrama has had for Colombia.
The retired star still remains up to date with everything that is going on in the world of football and Valderrama has recently talked about Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez who he considers to be as his true successor and as someone that can follow the legacy which was left behind by Valderrama a few years ago.
Volker Finke was the latest coach of the Cameroon national football team but he was sacked after only 5 months in charge of the national side but it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that the Football Federation of Cameroon (Fecafoot) that they officially initiated and announced their search for a new manager.
AlexandreBelinga was the man that was selected to replace Volker Finke as a temporary caretaker until a more permanent coach is chosen.
New Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has sensationally claimed that he will not use Cristiano Ronaldo in all of the matches, which would be against the wishes of the player.