James Rodriguez has reportedly made a decision on his future amid strong interest from Arsenal ahead of the summer transfer window. The Colombian international decided to stay and fight for his place in Zinedine Zidane's squad during last summer window, amid interest from several clubs around Europe. He has struggled with injuries and game time this season, and his agents have confirmed he is open to available options.
Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus recently picked up a knock while on duty and it is now reported that the number 11 will be out of action for the next four weeks, reminding everyone that for all his potential that has always been obvious to football faithful, his lack of fitness might remain his greatest undoing. The Germany international has been one of the few staples to have stuck with Dortmund over the years and his demeanor like that of someone from Canada has helped more than once in that regard. Prime example of it remains his niceness towards Robert Lewandowski whenever they faced each other despite the Poland international being seen by many as a cheap money loving heart breaker.
Cameroon were scheduled to host the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations, but by November 2018, CAF announced that they have taken the hosting right from Cameroon, due to some factors, among them include, failure to deliver the needed infrastructure to host the continent. The Boko Haram insurgencies, which threatened the peace in the region and the neighboring countries, Chad and Nigeria, and finally the Anglophone crisis. The honour was later given to Egypt in 2019.
Whatever academicians will have you believe, they can’t lecture birds on how to fly. DNA already took care of that. Even when it comes to Flying Competitions, practitioners in the bird kingdom and not academics will still provide the tricks. The point is you don’t get good by knowing so much about something but by actually proving – through action – that you are good at it.
The Indomitable Lionesses is going to play against the Falconets in the opener and the coach is going to aim for a victory in the next game. The U20 head coach of Cameroon, Charles Kamdem has described that the All African Games showdown is all set to take place on Wednesday with Nigeria is going to be one of the most important encounters.
Club sources have announced that Princewill Tayiwoh (goalkeeper- Stade Renard of Melong) died on 28 May 2019 after an illness. Before coming into the mainstream football field, Princewell Tayiwoh hails from the Northwest Region, used play in the University of Buea where he won the gold medal in the year 2015 with the squad at the University Games in Douala. As he joined the Victoria United in 2017, his extraordinary performance made him the crowned player of the tournament. His impressive performance attracted interest from the elite clubs across the nation. He did not stop here. He strove each day to develop himself, improve his game and become a better player. His consistent performance and growth made him popular amongst football enthusiasts. He became an icon for the young football aspirants.
Clarence Seedorf, the man in charge of the Cameroon national Football team, has made it clear that the two veteran players Joel Matip and Nicolas Nkoulou are in his plans as far as the selections for the upcoming AFCON are concerned, but if they don’t show any interest in taking part in the tournament, then the team management is not going to force them for that. Seedorf acknowledged that both of them are playing good Football at the club level at the moment and can prove to be valuable for the team which is the reason why ever since he has taken charge, he has made an effort to get in touch with them and try and talk to them with regard to the possibility of them getting back to international Football again, but they have not responded in a positive manner yet and he can’t keep waiting forever. If they don’t desire to be selected, then there has to be a point where he will have to look towards the other players, but if they want their names to be considered, the team management is approachable all the time.
The 2021 African Cup of Nations is expected to be held in Cameroun after the country was stripped of hosting the 2019 tournament. This according to the regional body CAF was as a result of non-completion of facilities ahead of time. This setback has seen Cameroun move towards ensuring that the facilities would be ready before the next CAF inspection. Some weeks back the Minister in Charge of the construction works Ibrahim Talba Malla visited one of the major Stadium for the tournament named the Olembe Stadium.
There is chaos in the Cameroonian top tier league as the various teams involved in the competition have staged a boycott of all the opening games at the Yaounde Military Stadium. Cameroonian league teams have decided to pass up all the opening games of the season and there is a lot of talk about the current situation in the country.
Cameroon has been given the 2nd chance to host the Africa Cup of Nations, 2021. Last Friday, Confederation of African Football (CAF) stripped of Cameroon, from hosting the next year edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the reason for denial was confirmed by Ahmad Ahmad, the President of Caf. According to Ahmad Ahmad, the president, Cameroon was restrained from hosting the 2019 AFCON’s next edition in order to avoid a repeat of the year 2010, in which some of the players were under attack by the separatists of Cabinda in Angola in addition to delays in the preparation of infrastructure.