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Cameroon: Country in Central Africa
Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa. It shares boundaries with Nigeria to the west and north, Chad to the northeast, the Central African Republic to the east, and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Its coastline lies on the Bight of Biafra, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Due to its strategic position at the crossroads between West Africa and Central Africa, it has been categorized as being in both camps. Its nearly 27 million people speak 250 native languages, in addition to the national tongues of English and French, or both.


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Former Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Cameroon defender Joel Matip will leave Liverpool at the end of the season.
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Cameroon FA clears Doualla in age cheating row

Nathan Doualla is cleared to play in Cameroon's Elite League play-offs without revealing how the international midfielder proved his identity amid age cheating allegations.
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A Cameroonian club defends Wilfried Nathan Doualla after the midfielder was accused of age cheating.
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Boxer Cindy Ngamba tells BBC Sport about her journey from Cameroon to England and the challenges she has faced in trying to earn a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
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The town in Nigeria where Joshua reigns supreme

As Anthony Joshua prepares to face Cameroon's Francis Ngannou, the Nigerian town of Sagamu will be rooting for the man it sees as its own.
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Maidstone boss Elokobi wowed by 'icon' Milla's message

Maidstone United manager George Elokobi receives a surprise "good luck" message from Cameroon legend Roger Milla before the FA Cup fifth-round match against Championship club Coventry City.
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'Fantastic' Osimhen leading Nigerian charge at Afcon

Striker Victor Osimhen's performance is hailed as 'fantastic' after Nigeria overcame Cameroon 2-0 in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Nigeria beat Cameroon in last 16 after Lookman double

Ademola Lookman's double gives Nigeria victory over Cameroon in a heavyweight clash in the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Watch: Afcon 2023 round of 16 - Nigeria v Cameroon

Watch live coverage and follow text updates of the round of 16 match between Nigeria and Cameroon in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
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'Emotional rollercoaster' - Cameroon beat The Gambia in dramatic game

Watch highlights as Cameroon reach the last 16 at the African Cup of Nations with a dramatic 3-2 win over The Gambia.
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Cameroon through after thriller against The Gambia

Cameroon come from behind in a five-goal thriller against The Gambia to reach the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations last 16.
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Senegal beat Cameroon to make Afcon knockout stages

Watch highlights as defending champions Senegal beat Cameroon 3-1 to qualify for the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Senegal progress as Mane seals win over Cameroon

Defending champions Senegal book their place in the last 16 of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Cameroon.
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10-man Guinea hold on to draw with Cameroon

Watch highlights as five-time champions Cameroon come back from a goal down to draw 1-1 against 10-man Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Toothless Cameroon held to draw by 10-man Guinea

Five-time champions Cameroon are held to a draw by 10-man Guinea as the Africa Cup of Nations continues to produce surprise results.
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Classic kits from the Africa Cup of Nations

BBC Sport Africa picks out some of the best kits from the Africa Cup of Nations, including a Cameroon kit which was banned.
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Man Utd's Onana must 'decide what is best' over Afcon

Manchester United's Andre Onana has a career decision to make over joining Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations, says Eric Djemba-Djemba.
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India allows export of non-basmati rice to another 5 countries

Earlier, India allowed the export of such a variety of rice to Nepal, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Republic of Guinea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Seychelles, UAE, and Singapore.
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Brentford forward Mbeumo sidelined for weeks

Cameroon international Bryan Mbeumo will be sidelined for weeks with a 'bad' ankle injury, says manager Thomas Frank.
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India finds quality issues with cough syrup linked to Cameroon deaths - sources

Tests of a cough syrup linked to deaths in Cameroon found quality issues in one of the samples from Riemann Labs. The deaths of 141 children in Gambia, Uzbekistan, and Cameroon have raised concerns..
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Man Utd's Onana injured while on Cameroon duty

Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana is returning to his club after suffering an injury while on international duty with Cameroon.
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'Am I tripping?' - the incredible rise of Ngannou

The story of Francis Ngannou's incredible rise from working in a sand quarry in Cameroon to fighting Tyson Fury in his boxing debut.
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Senegal face Cameroon in Afcon 2023 draw

Holders Senegal will face Cameroon in the group stage of next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast while hosts Ivory Coast are pitted with Nigeria.
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Embiid's USA decision 'very disappointing' for Africa

NBA star Joel Embiid's decision to represent the USA over Cameroon is "very disappointing" for Africa and has "annoyed" Cameroon.
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Onana confirms Cameroon return despite 'injustice'

Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana reaffirms his commitment to Cameroon, despite claims he has faced "injustice and manipulation".
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Brighton sign midfielder Baleba from Lille

Brighton sign Cameroon-born midfielder Carlos Baleba on a five-year deal for 27m euros (£23.2m) from French side Lille.
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Man Utd keeper Onana recalled for Cameroon qualifier

Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana is recalled by Cameroon nearly a year after announcing his international retirement.
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India steps-up military outreach to Africa with exercise & chiefs' conclave

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Cameroon legend Eto'o appears to lash out at man

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The retired Cameroon footballer Samuel Eto'o has been filmed appearing to knee a man in the face outside a World Cup stadium in Qatar.
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Brazil's Jesus and Telles ruled out of World Cup

Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles are ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after picking up injuries in Brazil's 1-0 defeat by Cameroon on Friday.
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Cameroon out despite historic Brazil victory

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Cameroon's Aboubakar nods Brazil winner then sent off

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Vincent Aboubakar scores late winner against Brazil for Cameroon to claim historic 1-0 win but goal not enough to send them through.
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World Cup: Build-up to Cameroon v Brazil & Serbia v Switzerland - radio & text

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Onana leaves Qatar following Cameroon suspension

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Goalkeeper Andre Onana leaves Cameroon's World Cup squad in Qatar after being suspended for disciplinary reasons.
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Aboubakar scores 'outrageous' equaliser for Cameroon

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