Issa Hayatou: Fifa’s stand-in man at the top

In many ways, this was probably the news that Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou privately dreaded.
Some 111 years on from its founding, Fifa is now being technically run by an African for the first time – news which should of course be welcomed on the continent.

But the acting Fifa president could never be accused of courting the media, preferring instead to make his distance as large as possible.
Now though, a man who is far happier in the backrooms of power has been thrust into the limelight.
For the next 90 days, while Sepp Blatter is suspended, he will be centre-stage – and

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Le match amical entre le Cameroun et le Nigeria déplacé

URGENT! Le match Cameroun – Nigeria ne se jouera plus au stade Van Roy Denderleeuw mais plutôt au stade EDMOND MACHTENS.

CAMEROUN – NIGERIA: Dimanche, 11 octobre 2015 à 20 Heures, stade EDMOND MACHTENS (METRO BEEKKANT ET GARE DE L’OUEST)

URGENT! Le match #Cameroun#Nigeria du 11/10 ne se jouera plus au stade Van Roy Denderleeuw mais plutôt au stade EDMOND MACHTENS. #CMRNGA

— Fecafoot-Officiel (@FecafootOfficie) October 7, 2015

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Nigeria: I Was Stripped Naked and Thrown Out – – Enyeama

After the yelling, shouting and shoving that engulfed the Super Eagles camp in Belgium on Tuesday, skipper Vincent Enyeama still heart-broken has opened up on the disgrace meted out to him by security men that resulted in his clothes being torn.

The altercation between coach Sunday Oliseh and Enyeama graced the headlines as the Eagles prepare to face Congo in one of their two friendlies ahead of a World Cup qualifier. The Eagles play Congo today and would face the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Sunday.

Writing on his Instagram page ‘vinny 2908’, Enyeama regretted the disgrace of being thrown out

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Cameroonian, Spaniard in line to be interim bosses after FIFA suspensions

ZURICH Oct 8 (Reuters) – Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou and Spain’s Angel Maria Villar are in line to take over as interim heads of soccer’s world and European governing bodies following the suspension on Thursday of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini.

In the latest twist in the corruption scandal engulfing the sport, Blatter and Platini were both handed 90-day provisional bans, extendable by 45 days, by the Ethics Committee of the world body, FIFA.

FIFA’s statutes say that the most senior vice-president will stand-in for the president of the organisation. That position is currently held by Hayatou, president of Africa’s football confederation

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Cameroon: 10 Literacy Centres to Be Constructed

The North West Regional Delegate for Basic Education, Fon Nyangha Susan Tata, has announced plans to construct 10 pioneer literacy centres in the region. She spoke in Kumbo, Bui Division recently at an event to mark International Literacy Day organised...

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