Football

It’s all kicking off as Team GB ladies footballers start the Games…. but will they be playing in a half-full stadium? – Daily Mail

This is despite the cost of a ticket including two matches – those attending in Cardiff today can also watch Brazil v Cameroon afterwards. Meanwhile, 41,000 will be at Hampden Park in Glasgow this evening for a women’s football double-header … Continue reading

Brazil routs Cameroon 5-0 in women’s football – Deseret News

CARDIFF, Wales — Brazil scored two early goals and got two more from Marta in the second half to easily defeat Cameroon 5-0 at the London Olympics on Wednesday, a strong start to its quest for its first major title … Continue reading

USA edge France, Brazil thrash Cameroon – soccerway.com

The United States made a good start to their Olympic title defence in women’s football, overcoming France 4-2 on Wednesday … In Group E, Brazil underlined their quality with a 5-0 thrashing of Cameroon. A brace from five-time FIFA World … Continue reading

Former Cameroon World Cup star brings team to Rock Hill for national soccer series – Rock Hill Herald

Emile Mbouh’s soccer career took him all over the world, from France and Portugal to Qatar and Malaysia. His proudest moments came when he captained his native Cameroon’s national team in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups, the latter played … Continue reading

Team GB opens Games with win – FOXSports.com

Great Britain’s women’s football team kicked off the Olympics in the perfect … which secured a deserved win for Hope Powell’s players, who take on Cameroon at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday. Brazil went top of Group E as they … Continue reading

Brazil begins quest for 1st major title in women’s football with 5-0 win over Cameroon – Winnipeg Free Press

CARDIFF, Wales – Brazil scored two early goals and got two more from Marta in the second half to easily defeat Cameroon 5-0 at the London Olympics on Wednesday, a strong start to its quest for its first major title … Continue reading

Brazil routs Cameroon 5-0 in women’s soccer – News-Sentinel

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Brazil scored two early goals and got two more from Marta in the second half to easily defeat Cameroon 5-0 at the London Olympics on Wednesday, getting off to a good start on its quest for … Continue reading

Women’s Football Kicks Off Olympic Competition – Voice of America

Opening ceremonies are still two days away, but competition at the London Olympics kicks off Wednesday with a slate of women’s football matches … Other matches include Cameroon and Brazil, Sweden versus South Africa and Colombia playing …

Team GB – Senegal Preview: Home nation prepare to kick off the Games after 52 years in Olympic exile – goal.com

Senegal will make their Olympic debut at Old Trafford on Thursday. Two African sides have won gold in this event in the last four Games: Nigeria in 1996, and Cameroon in 2000. The Lions have won their last two matches … Continue reading

WRAPUP 1-Olympics-Soccer-North Korea incident overshadows action – Reuters

CARDIFF, July 25 (Reuters) – A major diplomatic incident marred the first day of competition at the London Olympics on Wednesday when the North Korea women’s soccer team walked … thrashed Cameroon 5-0 and Sweden, another possible medallist …