Samurai Blue to play Cameroon, Ivory Coast in Netherlands

Soccer Sep 16, 2020

Samurai Blue to play Cameroon, Ivory Coast in Netherlands

Japan's men's team will play friendlies against Cameroon and Ivory Coast in the Netherlands next month, the Japan Football Association announced Wednesday. The Samurai Blue will face Cameroon at Stadion Galgenwaard in Utrecht on Oct. 9 before meeting Ivory Coast at the same ground on ...

World Jan 7, 2018

Cameroon separatist leader taken into custody in Nigeria

A leading member of a separatist movement in Cameroon has been taken into custody in the capital of neighboring Nigeria with his aides, sources and secessionists said on Saturday. The once-fringe Anglophone movement in majority Francophone Cameroon has gathered pace in the last few months ...

Cameroon forces capture regional Boko Haram chief, free 900 captives

World Dec 3, 2015

Cameroon forces capture regional Boko Haram chief, free 900 captives

Cameroon's army captured a regional Boko Haram chief and freed 900 hostages during a three-day operation near the country's border with Nigeria, the government said. Aladji Gana, a local chief for the Islamist militant group, was seized by the West African nation's forces. About 100 ...

Japan tops Cameroon, advances

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 13, 2015

Japan tops Cameroon, advances

Aya Sameshima and Yuika Sugasawa were on target and defending champion Nadeshiko Japan withstood intense late pressure to secure a place in the second round at the Women's World Cup on Friday with a 2-1 win over Cameroon in their second Group C match ...