New York Post | The seriousness of a stagnant COVID-19 variant identified in France in November was downplayed by global health officials, who said they were still watching it closely on Tuesday. The variant, nicknamed IHU after the research hospital it was discovered in, “probably” originated in Cameroon, scientists said …Read More »
IOL | Dakar, Senegal – Stadiums at this month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon will have their capacity capped at 80 percent for the host’s matches due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Football Federation said Tuesday. Other fixtures in the competition starting on January 9 and finishing on …Read More »
VOA | YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — Authorities in Cameroon say thousands of people have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine so they can attend the continent’s top soccer tournament, the Africa Football Cup of Nations, or AFCON, which begins January 9. Organizers are putting out the word that even if they have been …Read More »
ESPN | Ivory Coast goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo has been temporarily banned by FIFA on the eve of the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the Ethiopia Football Federation. In a statement as seen by ESPN on Thursday, the EFF confirmed that the Elephants’ No. 1 stopper was found guilty of taking a prohibited …Read More »
MEAWW | At least 12 cases have been recorded near Marseille, with the first said to be linked to travel to the African country Cameroon Scientists have revealed that another possible Covid variant has been discovered in France. The mutant strain, which could potentially be dubbed the ‘Pi’ variant, reportedly …Read More »
Mohamed Salah gets a new look for the African Cup of Nations as he travels to Cameroon on a private jet.
Brinkwire | Mohamed Salah gets a new look for the African Cup of Nations as he travels to Cameroon on a private jet. Mohamed Salah has been a revelation for Liverpool this season, and he has made sure that everything is in place for an assault on the Africa Cup …Read More »