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WAFCON: Super Falcons Qualifies for World Cup

The Falcons are set to face Morocco in the semifinals of the Women African Cup of Nations, WAFCON after defeating the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 1-0. Rasheedat Ajibade’s second-half header was what secured the victory for the Nigerians, after a very tough contest against the Cameroonians. The Indomitable Lionesses coming into the match knew their awful record against the Super Falcons, with the Nigerians defeating them 13 out of the 14 times they faced. see also: WAFCON 2022: Ordega Certain Of Falcons win Over Cameroon This made the Cameroonians more aggressive in their pattern of play, making it difficult for the falcons to break through. The breakthrough came in the 53rd minute when Ajibade took the lead for the Falcons. As the Nigerians were able to secure th...
WAFCON 2022: Ordega Certain Of Falcons win Over Cameroon
Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, Sports, WAFCON

WAFCON 2022: Ordega Certain Of Falcons win Over Cameroon

The Super Falcons are set to face The Indomitable Lionesses for their WAFCON 2022 quarterfinal clash scheduled today. Falcon forward Francisca Ordega believes that the team will come out with a win over the Cameroon women’s team. The Nigerian women’s team is on a two successive winning streak, outclassing the Burundian national team four goals to nil after an earlier two goals to nil win over Botswana. Although the team’s outstanding performance, they are placed second beneath South Africa on the Group C table after losing 2-1 to them. see also: WAFCON 2022: Hope as Super Falcon Defeat Botswana 2-0 Ordega acknowledges that the Cameroonians are a formidable team and could pose a threat to the Super falcons. She further stated that every other team is at their best whe...
Anger As Cameroon Hospital Burnt To Ground
Cameroon, Crime, News

Anger As Cameroon Hospital Burnt To Ground

A hospital in the Cameroonian city of Mamfe has been razed to the ground in an arson attack. All 45 patients at Mamfe district hospital were safely transferred to another facility and there were no deaths, according to a local administrative official interviewed by the AFP news agency. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) called Wednesday's fire an "unprecedented attack on a hospital of vital importance" that will have "a major impact on people in a region where access to healthcare has already been gravely impacted by years of violence". It is not clear who was behind the attack, but local media suspect that it was the work of English-speaking separatists who want to break away from the French-speaking majority. Read Also: Hoodlums Kill Three, Loot Hospitals in Darfur – MSF...
Soldiers Charged With Killing Nine Civilians In Cameroon
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Soldiers Charged With Killing Nine Civilians In Cameroon

The army in Cameroon has confirmed that soldiers have killed nine civilians, including an 18-month-old girl. An army spokesman said a group of soldiers opened fire when they encountered hostile villagers in Missong, in the country's North-West region, earlier this month. The spokesman described the use of weapons as "inappropriate and manifestly disproportionate". Cameroon's ministry of defence says four soldiers have been arrested following the shooting. Read Also: Drunk Soldiers Kill 15 in DR Congo An investigation has been launched into the killings. In the same region two years ago, 21 civilians including 13 children and a pregnant woman were killed by Cameroonian soldiers in the village of Ngarbuh. Two soldiers and a gendarme were later charged with murder, a...
Plane With 11 Passengers On Board Crashes In Cameroon
Aviation, Cameroon, News

Plane With 11 Passengers On Board Crashes In Cameroon

A small passenger plane carrying 11 people crashed in a forest near Cameroon's capital, Yaoundé, on Wednesday, the transport ministry said. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear, but the plane lost radio contact with air traffic controllers and was later located in the forest near Nanga Eboko, around 150km (90 miles) north-east of Yaoundé, the ministry said in a statement A ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the plane “crashed” and rescuers were “trying to see if it’s possible to save anyone”. Read Also: Over 40 Migrants Drowned Off Western Sahara The aircraft was flying from Yaoundé Nsimalen airport to Belabo, in the east of the country, it added. AFP news agency quotes official sources as saying the plane was chartered by a private ...
Police To Enforce Soludo’s Ban On Touting, Illegal Revenue Collection
Cameroon, Finance, News, Nigeria

Police To Enforce Soludo’s Ban On Touting, Illegal Revenue Collection

Charles Soludo The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State, Echeng Echeng, has given the marching orders to heads of tactical units, divisional police officers and heads of departments across the Command to strictly enforce the state government’s ban on touting and illegal revenue collection. The governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, had, in his inaugural address on Thursday, announced the ban on touting and illegal revenue collection. Read Also: Soludo’s Inauguration Slap: Bianca Did What Ojukwu Taught Her In 1995 – Reno Omokri In a statement in Awka on Sunday, Echeng tasked officers and men of the Command to ensure full compliance with the order, especially at motor parks and other designated places. The CP also warned those engaged in touting and other unlawful acts to desist f...
Musa, Chukwueze On Target As Super Eagles Beat Coton Sport In Practice Match
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Musa, Chukwueze On Target As Super Eagles Beat Coton Sport In Practice Match

A goal in each half by Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze, earned the Super Eagles a 2-0 win against Cameroon club side Coton Sport in a practice game in Garoua on Friday. The game was arranged as part of preparation for the Eagles ahead of their 2021 AFCON Group D opener against Egypt on Tuesday. Musa opened scoring in the first half before Chukwueze doubled the Eagles’ lead in the second half. Starting for the Eagles in the friendly were Maduka Okoye in goal, Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong, Kenneth Omeruo and Zaidu Sanusi in defence. The midfield had Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Aribo and Chidera Ejuke while Kelechi Iheanacho, Musa and Taiwo Awoniyi led the attack. See Also: Ashleigh Plumptre Switches Nationality To Nigeria In the course of the first half Musa was replaced by Alex Iwobi...
Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win
Cameroon, World Cup

Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win

Slightly over two decades after  Cameroon followed Nigeria to win a back-to-back  Olympic soccer gold medal for Africa, Samuel Eto’o Fils , the four-time African Footballer of the Year,  has yet described his country’s  conquest at Sydney 2000 as unforgettable. indeed   Africa and the world was  Cameroon’s oysters  in 2000 after the Indomitable Lions stunned Nigeria to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Lagos  and completed their amazing year  with the soccer gold medal in Sydney. “It was an incredible feeling, especially because we had some difficulties during the tournament,” the Qatar 2022 World Cup Legacy Ambassador explained  as  all eyes  are  set on the ‘land of the rising sun’ for the  delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. He continued: “ I want to take this opportunity to...
Breaking:  Ex-Service Chiefs Buratai, Olonisakin Get Letters of Credence
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Breaking: Ex-Service Chiefs Buratai, Olonisakin Get Letters of Credence

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (Rtd) has been presented with his Letter of Credence. Buratai is the Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of Benin. The immediate past Chief of Defence staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Retired) was also presented with his Letter of Credence. Olanisakin is the Ambassador-Designate to the Republic of Cameroon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, according to the ministry presented the Letters of Credence to them on Wednesday morning. Onyeama, during the brief ceremony, congratulated them on their appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari and called on them to deploy their wealth of experience to promote Nigeria’s interest during their tour of duty in countries of accreditation. President Muhammad...
Troost-Ekong And Collins Ruled Out of Nigeria Clash With Cameroon
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Troost-Ekong And Collins Ruled Out of Nigeria Clash With Cameroon

The Super Eagles have seen the experienced defenders ruled out of their plans heading into Tuesday’s tie against the Indomitable Lions. The Watford and Paderborn stars suffered different knocks as the Super Eagles bowed 1-0 to the Indomitable Lions on Friday at the Wiener Neustadt Stadium – with Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa’s first-half effort settling the encounter. While Collins was in action from start to finish, Troost-Ekong was replaced in the 90th minute by Galatasaray centre-back Valentine Ozornwafor – who was making his Super Eagles debut. Coach Gernot Rohr confirmed this development while disclosing that he would try a new approach against Toni Conceicao’s men on Tuesday. “Unfortunately, we lost two other players to injury and it’ll be difficult for the second game in de...