Large crowds greet soccer star Mbappe in Cameroon
09 July 2023 | 8:50 am
French international soccer star Kylian Mbappe touched down in Cameroon on Thursday (July 6), marking his first visit to his father's homeland.
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The attack was claimed by an Anglophone separatist group that wants to break away from the majority French-speaking country.
The Atletico Madrid forward became the third French soccer player to have his statue in the museum after Kylian Mbappe and Zinedine Zidane.
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NO plan to lose Kylian for free. This unexpected news comes one week after the departure of Karim Benzema from Real Madrid and this situation will definitely bring the Mbappe to Madrid rumors back.
John Fru Ndi, who formed Cameroon's first opposition party and battled President Paul Biya at the ballot box for decades, has died aged 81 his party has said.
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