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Cameroon goalkeeper Onana leaves World Cup after dispute

Nov. 29, 2022 10:26 AM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana apparently left the World Cup on Tuesday and was heading home after being dropped from the country's squad for disciplinary reasons. A photo posted by a Cameroonian journalist on social media showed the Inter Milan goalkeeper...

Cameroon stages World Cup comeback after dropping goalkeeper

Nov. 28, 2022 13:21 PM EST

AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Cameroon staged an impressive comeback in a 3-3 draw against Serbia at the World Cup despite replacing its goalkeeper at the last minute. Andre Onana, who plays for Italian club Inter Milan, wasn't in Cameroon's lineup or even at the stadium to watch the...

Landslide kills at least 14 at funeral in Cameroon's capital

Nov. 27, 2022 16:39 PM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A landslide during a funeral ceremony in Cameroon's capital on Sunday has left at least 14 people dead, the regional governor said. Dozens of others were missing as rescue crews dug through the rubble with flashlights. Centre Regional Gov. Naseri Paul Bea...

After 1st-round defeats, Cameroon, Serbia need World Cup win

Nov. 27, 2022 05:26 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After failing to score and losing their opening games, both Cameroon and Serbia need their strikers on target when they meet Monday at the World Cup. “The highest level is unforgiving,” Cameroon coach Rigobert Song said after his team's opening 1-0 loss to...

Embolo scores, doesn't celebrate as Swiss win at World Cup

Nov. 24, 2022 10:30 AM EST

AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Born in Cameroon but playing for Switzerland, of course Breel Embolo would score when those two countries met at the World Cup. Embolo promised he wouldn't celebrate if he scored for the Swiss team against his country of birth on Thursday, and he kept his...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Ronaldo and Neymar seek history

Nov. 23, 2022 12:27 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Two of the best players in soccer start World Cup competition Thursday as Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar both seek history in Qatar. Ronaldo is attempting to become the first male soccer player to score in five different World Cups when he leads Portugal against...

First win key in tough World Cup group for Swiss, Cameroon

Nov. 23, 2022 12:16 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Even for their opening game at the World Cup, Switzerland against Cameroon has the look of a must-win opportunity in a tough group. With talent-packed Brazil and robust Serbia also in Group G, taking three points in the early afternoon heat on Thursday shapes as...

Loss for Messi and Argentina among biggest World Cup upsets

Nov. 22, 2022 12:29 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The staggering loss for Lionel Messi and Argentina against Saudi Arabia at the World Cup is right up there with the biggest upsets in tournament history. Messi, who had given Argentina the lead before the Saudis came back to win 2-1, is playing at what likely is...

Capsules for teams at the 2022 World Cup

Nov. 18, 2022 08:11 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — QATAR Best result: First appearance 2018 World Cup: Did not qualify How they qualified 2022: Automatic as host Coach: Felix Sanchez (Spain) Players to watch: Abdelkarim Hassan, Hassan Al-Haydos, Saad Al...

Capsules for teams at the 2022 World Cup

Nov. 17, 2022 13:04 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — QATAR Best result: First appearance 2018 World Cup: Did not qualify How they qualified 2022: Automatic as host Coach: Felix Sanchez (Spain) Players to watch: Abdelkarim Hassan, Hassan Al-Haydos, Saad Al...