The trophy was also received at the Star building by Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute on behalf of President Paul Biya. Other activities were also organised on the side line of the event including a football exercise for 200 girls aged between 8 to 13 years. This was at the Yaounde military stadium alongside a match pitting the indomitable lionesses against division one side Amazon FAP who were defeated 2-1.
The Governor of the Region, Adolphe Lele L’Afrique handed over the financial gifts on Tuesday April 9th. The Governor said, the token from the Head of State is a challenge to the players and athletes to continue the fight to ensure life returns to normal in the troubled English speaking Regions.
Douala (National Times) – Cameroon’s soccer icon, Albert Roger Milla, has urged President Paul Biya to name the Japoma Stadium after him.
Bamenda(National Times)-Bamenda based football club PWD, have crawled out of the relegation zone of pool A in the League I Championship, after beating New Stars of Douala 1-0.
The team’s victory came shortly after the abduction and release of team’s coach, Augustine Choupo on April 5.
When Liverpool cleared a corner and the ball arrived at Mohamed Salah’s feet 20 yards inside his own half at Southampton on Friday there was just one thing on the Egyptian’s mind.
It is the second attack on a football coach within weeks in the same city. On Tuesday March 19th, it was the abduction of Young Sports Academy (YOSA) coach Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso. The football tactician was later released at nightfall. Two days after, he signed a new contract with another Division I club side Coton Sport of Garoua.
The country picked its ticket for the 2019 edition of the tournament after defeating Mali 4 goals to 2 to pick the third of last available spot available for Africa in the tussle for the third spot at the last Female AFCON. Nigeria and South Africa are the two other participating teams from Africa.The trophy will be carried across some six continents of the world.
Before the encounter, the new coach had set his objectives. He envisaged an improved performance which can save the team from relegation. “I decided to come to PWD for many reasons. I watched the players, and saw that there is quality. The President asked me if he should give me that challenge and I said I will do it,” coach Choupo said.
Yaounde (National Times) – Fans hooting monkey epigrams to vilify a black player during Serie A Game has shocked the football community, for a good reason.
, “You can see some innovations in the terms that students are going to be fed where they are lodged. So that there is not going to be difficulty about who has eaten and who has not eaten”.
His installation comes at a time, the football business in Cameroon is in the doldrums. Poor management, lack of coordination, detection of talent, influence peddling and corruption are among the many issues seeking for a redress in the football sector.
Yaoundé (National Times)-Secondary Education Minister, Dr Pauline Nalova Lyonga Egbe, has urged students taking part in the 2019 FENASCO A Games in Yaoundé to hail Biya, who according to her has given them the opportunity to showcase their sporting talents.