AFCON glory gives Cameroon rankings surge

Cameroon’s surprise success in the Africa Cup of Nations has seen them surge 29 places in the latest FIFA rankings. February’s list sees the Indomitable Lions rise to number 33, making them the third highest ranked African team. Egypt, who finished runners-up to Cameroon, move up 12 places to 23rd. Senegal – up two spots

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Ghana ponder Afcon bad luck

Six straight African Cup of Nations semifinal appearances, and still no trophy. It must be bad luck, according to the Ghana FA. Its head of communications certainly feels that way. Ibrahim Sannie Daara reckons Lady Luck is not helping Ghana, who have changed coaches five times over that six-tournament period. This time, it was eventual

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Diouf sorry for Cameroon slackers

For the eight players who refused the call to play for Cameroon this Afcon, they will regret that decision for life, says El-Hadj Diouf. The former Senegal star is the latest to wonder how it is that so many key Indomitable Lions turned down the chance to represent their country, and now have to rue

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Njie hails team unity

Cameroon forward Clinton Njie believes that unity was the key reason behind their Afcon title win on Sunday. The Indomitable Lions beat Egypt 2-1 in Libreville to claim a fifth title, two behind the North Africans’ haul of seven. “Players’ unity was a key reason behind our success,” Njie told beIN Sports post-game. The Indomitable

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Broos tags Ghana as predictable

For years, many pundits have feared the Black Stars have become predictable, and now Cameroon boss Hugo Broos has echoed that belief. And having tactically outclassed the west Africans in the Afcon semifinal on Thursday, the Belgian has given a little exposition on how his team did it. All it took was a little bit

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