Cameroon meltdown was unimpressive but context is all important | Njie Enow

The Cameroon players lost their cool against England but they have been brought up on tales of injustice from Italia 90 and were desperate to win It was the summer of 1990 and the worlds best football nations had been battling for supremacy in Italy but a hitherto unknown central African state, Cameroon, had stolen the headlines. Jingoism was at its peak in the nation that was only appearing in the World Cup for the second time. The Indomitable Lions, as the Cameroon team are known, had become the first African side to reach the quarter-finals before that lost to England in the Womens World Cup in controversial circumstances on Sunday were not even born then, but the tale from …

England fans escorted from stadium amid Cameroon World Cup tensions

England fans have told how they were escorted from the ground following the 3-0 defeat of Cameroon after tensions flared in the crowd England fans have told how they were escorted from the ground following the Cameroonian frustration at VAR decisions was reflected in the stands. Once the VAR decisions happened, the atmosphere soured off the pitch as much as on the pitch, reported the England fans. Some fans became quite aggressive with stewards, one or two pushed stewards and were led out. There was also verbal abuse aimed at anybody in Fifa gear on the pitch at half-time. Just as people calmed down, the second-half disallowed goal kicked it all off again. It didnt help that Fifa kept showing …

Fifa investigating Cameroon behaviour in World Cup defeat against England

Fifa is holding an investigation into the behaviour of the Cameroon team during their 3-0 loss against England in the last 16 of the Womens World Cup Fifa is holding a priority investigation, to be concluded within 48 hours, into the behaviour of the Cameroon team during their The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email. It is also believed Fifa has officially adjudged the performance of the referee, Chinas Qin Liang, as good and found every decision and the use of VAR was correct, using the protocols and were applied to the letter. Officials also think Qin did all she could to ensure a prompt restart after the VAR delays. It is understood that Fifa accepts mistakes …