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African journeyman Henri Michel passes away

Former French international and manager Henri Michel passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 70.

Michel played 58 times for his country between 1967 and 1980, and later guided the Olympic and senior Les Bleus sides.

He led the Olympic side to the gold medal at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, beating Brazil 2-0 in the final. Under his guidance the senior side reached the semifinals of the 1986 World Cup before defeat to West Germany.

Michel briefly managed Paris Saint Germain in 1990, but then...

Raymond Domenech, Lothar Matthaus among Cameroon coach applicants

Cameroon have attracted former France coach Raymond Domenech and German World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus among the more than 70 coaches who have applied to lead the African champions.

Other well-known names to apply are Carlos Queiroz, the former Manchester United assistant coach, and Rigobert Song, the ex-Cameroon captain who has been coaching the national development team.

Cameroon are looking for a new coach less than a year before they defend their African Nations Cup title as tournament hosts.


African teams can forget about World Cup semis - Lauren

Despite the optimism that accompanies Africa's five World Cup representatives heading to Russia this summer, former Cameroon international Lauren doesn't believe any of the quintet can realistically reach the final four.

Africa have never before produced a World Cup semi finalist, but have had three nations -- Cameroon (1990), Senegal (2002), Ghana (2010) -- all reach the quarter finals.

Lauren believes the wait is set to continue, and that the final eight is the glass ceiling for any of Nigeria,...

Stephane Mbia attends Atlanta United's MLS game

Stephane Mbia attended Atlanta United's game on Saturday.

Free agent Stephane Mbia could be headed for a move to Major League Soccer with Atlanta United after attending Saturday's match against LAFC.

A Cameroon international, Mbia is a free agent after being released from his contract with Chinese Super League outfit China Hebei Fortune on March 2.

The former Queens Park Rangers and Marseille was seen speaking with Atlanta's director of soccer operations Paul McDonough and vice president technical director Carlos Bocanegra. Mbia played alongside Bocanegra...

Injury dashes Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's Cameroon return

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's return to international action with the Cameroon national side has been postponed after the Stoke City forward suffered an injury in Premier League action.

His withdrawal was confirmed in a statement issued by Cameroon Team Press Officer Vincent de Paul Atangana, as obtained by KweséESPN.

The 28-year-old retired from international football ahead of the Indomitable Lions' victorious 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign, but had been lured back to the fold by interim...