Louis Berger announced it is providing project management oversight for the modernization of several stadiums in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s capital and host city of the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations and the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations men’s tournament. “We are honored to support Cameroon’s infrastructure needs ahead of two of Africa’s most prestigious sporting
July 1 – Cameroon’s football federation is investigating allegations that “seven bad apples” in its team helped rig matches at the World Cup. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 20 – Uruguay celebrate a 2-1 victory over England at Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo…Ticketless Chilean fans stormed Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana media centre… More inside. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.
June 3 – African football boss Issa Hayatou and FIFA ExCo member Lydia Nsekera could face IOC punishment after both were engulfed in new corruption allegations relating to the Qatar World Cup bid. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 30 – Divisive Manchester United owner Malcolm Glazer died Wednesday at the age of 85… National football teams including Brazil and Germany train ahead of the Brazil World Cup. More inside. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.
May 7 – The presidents of FIFA and CAF inaugurate the first of three CAF Football Centres of Excellence.
July 23 – FIFA lifts Cameroon’s suspension from international football, putting the African country back on course to qualify for Brazil 2014. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Dakar, 28 june 2013 – The former Cameroonian goalkeeper Joseph Antoine Bell, was inducted on Wednesday, June 26th to the Africa Sports Hall of Fame in Dakar, Senegal. The special ceremony was organised almost two months after the seventh edition the Africa International Sports Convention, held from 3 to 5 May 2013 in Dakar, Senegal
Sept. 21 – The IOC confirms to INSIDER that African football boss Issa Hayatou, yesterday appointed by FIFA to chair the organising committee for the London 2012 football tournaments, is still under investigation over corruption allegations. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 11 – The International Olympic Committee tells INSIDER it is seeking evidence from The Sunday Times about explosive allegations that the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid paid bribes to African football chief Issa Hayatou in exchange for his vote. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.