Samuel Eto’o has become embroiled in a diplomatic row with Cameroon’s Sports Minister over the future of head coach Antonio Conceicao as the fallout from the country’s third-place finish Africa Cup of Nations continues. Eto’o told Narcisse Mouelle Kombi any decision concerning a managerial change ultimately rested with Cameroon’s Football Association, of which he is the president. Earlier this week, ...

Cameroon coach, Antonio Conceiçao, has blamed fatigue for the team’s defeat to Egypt in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash. Conceiçao spoke during a post-match press conference on Thursday evening. The PUNCH had reported that Egypt scaled through to the final of the 2021 AFCON after defeating hosts Cameroon 3-1 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw ...

Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga (left) in the thick of action during the match between Guinea and Malawi at the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon. Inset: She cautions a Guinean player Rwanda’s Salima Mukansanga, the first female referee to officiate an AFCON match, in this interview with France 24, talks about her dream of refereeing at the men’s World Cup after her AFCON ...