Category: Sports

Prince Ali to stand for Fifa presidency


Jordanian royal Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, a close ally of Uefa President Michel Platini, announced plans on Tuesday to challenge for the leadership of world soccer’s scandal-hit governing body Fifa. The current Fifa vice-president and head of the Jordanian

Song left out of Nations Cup squad


(Reuters) – Cameroon have left in-form West Ham United midfielder Alex Song out of their 23-man squad for next month’s African Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea which was named on Tuesday. Song had asked the English Premier League club

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo refuse to shake hands with the UEFA president


Michael Platini said he didn’t think Ronaldo should get the Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo didn’t appreciate that. Real Madrid won the Club World Cup on Saturday with a win over San Lorenzo. After the victory, Ronaldo opted to skip the hug

Albert Ebosse: New tests claim Cameroonian died after beating


New post-mortem tests indicate Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse died as a result of a beating rather than being hit by a projectile. The JS Kabylie striker died in August after his side lost a league match. Findings by the Algerian

Morocco banned from the next two Afcon tournaments – Hayatou


Equatorial Guinea were confirmed as Morocco’s replacement for next year’s Afcon tournament, and Caf now reveals that the north African country has been banned The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed, through its president Issa Hayatou, that Morocco will

Ex-Cameroon international Valery Mezague found dead


Former Cameroon international Valery Mezague was found dead in his Toulon apartment on Saturday although French police said his death was not being treated as suspicious. The 30-year-old midfielder played seven times for Cameroon and featured for a number of

Dixiades 2014 Will Train Olympic Generation – Kalkaba Malboum

Hamad Kalkaba Malboum talking to Journalists

The President of the Cameroon National Olympic and Sports Committee, Hamad Kalkaba Malboum has said apart from sporting activities, the 2014 edition of the national games, known as dixiades, will be a forum for the National Olympic Academy to train

Equatorial Guinea to host 2015 AFCON


Equatorial Guinea will host the 2015 African Nations Cup after Morocco was stripped of the event having asked for it to be postponed over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on

Qui organisation la CAN 2015?

Stadium CAN

Les Lions de l’Atlas mis hors jeu mardi par la CAF suite au refus du Maroc d’être l’hôte du tournoi en janvier. Les oreilles étaient tendues vers la réunion de la Confédération africaine de football. Mardi, les membres du Comité

Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo to equaling Raul’s Champions League scoring record

Lionel Messi

Coming into this week’s round of Champions League fixtures, Cristiano Ronaldo had a one-goal edge on Lionel Messi (70-69) as they both chased Raul’s all-time scoring record in the competition (71). Though this is very much the season of Cristiano,