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Joel Matip: Liverpool centre-back is cleared to play by Fifa

Joel Matip: Liverpool centre-back is cleared to play by Fifa

Joel Matip has been cleared to play for Liverpool by Fifa following confusion over the defender's availability during the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon said he had refused a call-up, and Fifa rules state a player may be blocked from featuring for his club if he refuses to play for his country. Matip, 25, was […]

Payet Robs Cameroon of Dramatic Draw in Nantes

Payet Robs Cameroon of Dramatic Draw in Nantes

  The West Ham United dead ball specialist was on hand to produce another feat of wizardry from a free kick in additional time to deny the Lions a deserve draw in Nantes-France in an entertaining international friendly. Choupo Moting had leveled the match at two-all with barely three minutes to go, but Dimitri Payet […]

Lions Move Top Of Group With Hard Earned Victory Over Mauritania

Lions Move Top Of Group With Hard Earned Victory Over Mauritania

It took the Lions almost 90 minutes to break down a very compact and disciplined Mauritanian defensive side that had 10 players behind the ball in their opening 2017 nations’ cup qualifier in Yaoundé yesterday. Vincent Aboubakar scored in the 89th minute after he raced first to meet an overhead cross from Henri Bedimo, beating […]