These Lions are unlikely to roar

These Lions are unlikely to roar

Lucky breaks characterised an unconvincing qualifying campaign for Cameroon, who this summer will arguably be fielding their weakest team at a World Cup finals.

Brazil will be intense and committed

Brazil will be intense and committed

There were hints of irony in Brazil’s demolition of Spain last June in the Confederations Cup final.

Attack is Herrera's Mexican recipe

Attack is Herrera's Mexican recipe

Deeply marked by the influence of the Argentinian coach Ricardo La Volpe, Miguel Herrera uses a 5-3-2 formation, in which the role of the attacking midfielders and the wing-backs is essential.

Cameroon cut Idrissou from final 23

Cameroon cut Idrissou from final 23

Experienced striker Mohamadou Idrissou is one of five players to be cut from Cameroon's FIFA World Cup squad.

Croatia finalise their 23

Coach Niko Kovac has confirmed his final 23-man Croatia squad for the FIFA World Cup following Saturday's friendly win over Mali.

Cameroon bonus row settled

Cameroon bonus row settled

Cameroon's Football Federation and the country's government have agreed to pay FCFA 50m (US$104,000) to each player in the final 23-man World Cup squad.

Not all locals rooting for Brazil

Not all locals rooting for Brazil

Millions of Brazilians will be cheering like crazy during the World Cup, but not all of them for Brazil.

Cameroon locked in bonus row

Cameroon locked in bonus row

Samuel Eto'o and Cameroon's other World Cup stars are locked in a battle with their federation over bonuses for the tournament, press reports said.

Finke targets second round

Finke targets second round

Brazil may be known for its beaches and party atmosphere but Cameroon's players should not expect a laid-back vacation when they travel to the FIFA World Cup in two weeks' time, coach Volker Finke warned Monday. "It's a difficult group but we won't be there on holiday!" Finke joked as his squad prepared to play Macedonia in a pre-World Cup friendly in Kufstein, Austria.

Finke aims to raise Cameroon spirits

Finke aims to raise Cameroon spirits

Cameroon coach Volker Fink will use pre-World Cup preparations at an Austrian training camp next week to raise his side's spirits.

Aboubakar ready for biggest stage of all

Aboubakar ready for biggest stage of all 

"When I started out with the national team, Samuel Eto’o came up to me and said: ‘You know, little guy, never judge strikers by goals alone’. I often think about what he said then, and it’s pushed me to work hard and excel myself.”

Salcido the big Mexican surprise pick

 Salcido the big Mexican surprise pick

Defender Carlos Salcido was a surprise inclusion in Mexico's 23-man squad for next month's World Cup named by coach Miguel Herrera on Friday.

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