Month: January 2021

CHAN 2020: Cameroon beat DR Congo to reach maiden semi-final

• Cameroon produced a stunning comeback to beat two time champions the DRC and reach their first ever semi-final of the CHAN.  By Beng Emmanuel  The Intermediate Lions of Cameroon…

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Cameroon: VAR to make historic debut at 2020 CHAN

By Beng Emmanuel VAR will be introduced for the first time in Cameroon during the knockout stage of the 2020 CHAN. A CAF official says Africa’s football regulatory body and…

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CHAN 2020: Guinea, Zambia seal last two quarter-final spots despite stalemates

• Guinea and Zambia completed the quarter-final pairings of the 2020 CHAN despite being held to separate draws by Tanzania and Namibia respectively in their final group D game on…

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CHAN 2020/Serge Andoulou: Cameroon left-back out for ‘four to six weeks’ with knee ligament injury

• Andoulou, 26 will miss Cameroon’s quarterfinal clash against The Democratic Republic of Congo after a knee ligament injury. By Beng Emmanuel   Intermediate Lions left-back Serge Andoulou has been ruled…

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CHAN 2020: Holders Morocco and Rwanda seal progression to quarter-finals after comeback wins

• Defending champions Morocco and Rwanda both came from behind to secure the first two spots in group C after impressive wins over Uganda and Togo respectively.  By Beng Emmaneul …

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Cameroon: Rights lawyer calls for the release of three students arrested over a Boko Haram joke

Human Rights Lawyer Agbor Nkongho has called for the release of Ivo and his friends arrested in 2014 over a Boko Haram joke.  “I call on the government of Cameroon…

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CHAN 2020: Covid-19 hit DR Congo set up thrilling quarter-final tie with Cameroon

• Two time winners, the Democratic Republic of Congo face host nation Cameroon in the quarter-final of the 2020 CHAN. They survived a late flurry of pressure to beat Niger…

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CHAN 2020: Cameroon Qualifies for quarter finals despite Burkina Faso scare

The Intermediate Lions of Cameroon are through to the quarterfinals of the African Nations Championship for the second time under Martin Ndtoungou Mpile.  By Beng Emmanuel The Intermediate Lions of…

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CHAN 2020: Qualification undecided as second round games conclude

Highlights: • Qualification down to final day • Zimbabwe, Namibia suffer early exit from CHAN 2020.  • Historic wins for Burkina Faso and Togo  • Cameroon’s Salomon Banga Bindjeme and…

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CHAN 2020: Farid Mussa nets winner as Tanzania eliminates Namibia

• Tanzania revived their hopes of qualifying for the knock-out stages of the 2020 CHAN after a narrow victory over Namibia. By Beng Emmanuel  Tanzania narrowly edged Namibia 1-0 on…

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