Senegal eased to a 2-0 win over Congo while Nigeria could only scrape a 2-1 victory over Benin in the opening day of 2021 AFCON qualifiers.
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Cameroon have named Portugal's Toni Conceicao as their new coach, the country's sports ministry said on Friday.
Former Barcelona and Inter Milan forward Samuel Eto'o has announced his retirement from football at the age of 38.
The fallout from the Africa Cup of Nations has continued apace this week, with Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf shown the door on live TV.
Super Eagles teams of yesteryear were known for standing up to adversity. On Saturday, Gernot Rohr's men showed similar qualities.
The holders are out after losing a five-goal thriller to Nigeria. The question is: What happens next for Cameroon and Clarence Seedorf?
Nigeria ousted holders and bitter rivals Cameroon from the Africa Cup of Nations as they scored twice in three minutes to come from behind and win.
Cutting out individual errors will be a priority for Nigeria when they take on holders Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria.
A round-of-16 tie between Nigeria and Cameroon looked like a very remote possibility at the start of the Africa Cup of Nations. Oh how plans change.
Holders Cameroon played out their second successive 0-0 draw at the Africa Cup of Nations by Benin on Tuesday, meaning both teams make the last 16.
Cameroon and Ghana, two of the most successful teams in Africa Cup of Nations history, cancelled each other out in a forgettable 0-0 draw.
Cameroon put a pre-tournament pay dispute behind them to beat rank outsiders Guinea Bissau 2-0 in their opening match.
Caf has rejected Cameroon's request to replace forward Joel Tagueu, who was ruled out of Afcon because of a possible heart defect.
The head of women's soccer in Africa wants Cameroon to face punishment for the conduct of players in their Women's World Cup loss to England.
On the surface, Cameroon reaching the Last 16 of the Women's World Cup in France seems to be a bit of a shock, but the team's record suggests not.
Cameroon's football team is heading to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations after initially refusing to travel because of a players' pay dispute.
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Ahead of the 32nd edition, which kicks off in Cairo on June 21, Ed Dove presents six greatest players in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Clarence Seedorf has a responsibility to impress in Egypt, even if his tenure to date hasn't been entire;y convincing, Joseph-Antoine Bell says.
As Roger Milla and Francois Omam-Biyik each celebrate their birthday this week, ESPN remembers the 1990 World Cup exploits of the Indomitable Lions.
The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.
Cameroon legend believes the Indomitable Lions' current custodian needs more games than Barcelona would likely be able to offer.
ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.