AFCON 2021: Cameroon edge Gambia to reach semis

Karl Toko Ekambi scored two second-half goals as hosts Cameroon beat The Gambia to move into the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. Toko Ekambi headed his country ahead in the 50th minute, glancing in from Collins Fai’s right-wing cross. It became 2-0 seven minutes later with Toko Ekambi finishing at the back post following Martin Hongla’s low delivery.…

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AFCON 2021: Covid hits Comoros ahead of Cameroon clash

Africa Cup of Nations giant-killers Comoros face a goalkeeping crisis before the biggest game in the country’s history on Monday. The tournament debutants play hosts and five-time champions Cameroon in Yaounde on Monday, but their camp has been hit by 12 positive Covid cases including coach Amir Abdou. Seven players have been affected, including the two remaining fit keepers in…

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AFCON 2021: Cameroon tops group A with seven points

Hosts Cameroon cemented top spot in Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-1 draw with Cape Verde. The Indomitable Lions took the lead when captain Vincent Aboubakar drilled home his fifth goal of the tournament after 39 minutes. Cape Verde equalised eight minutes after the break as half-time substitute Garry Rodrigues stylishly flicked home. Aboubakar should…

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Arsenal faces competition for Onana as demand grows in Ajax goalkeeper

Arsenal face competition to sign Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana. This is because rival interest has grown since the verdict by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). CAS decided to reduce his doping ban. Onana had been serving a year-long suspension. This followed a positive out-of-competition test for Furosemide. But after appealing UEFA’s original punishment, the Ajax goalkeeper had his…

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