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Cameroon national football team

men's national association football team representing Cameroon

Cameroon national football team is the national football team of Cameroon.

Cameroon
Nickname(s) Les Lions Indomptables
(The Indomitable Lions)
AssociationFédération Camerounaise de Football
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationUNIFFAC
(Central Africa)
Head coachClarence Seedorf[1]
CaptainMichael Ngadeu-Ngadjui
Most capsRigobert Song (137)
Top scorerSamuel Eto'o (56)[2]
Home stadiumStade Ahmadou Ahidjo
FIFA codeCMR
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 56 Decrease 1 (7 February 2019)[3]
Highest11 (November 2006 – January 2007, November – December 2009)
Lowest79 (February – March 2013)
Elo ranking
Current 59 Decrease 8 (3 March 2019)[4]
Highest12 (June 2003)
Lowest76 (April 1995)
First international
 Belgian Congo 3–2 French Cameroon
(Belgian Congo; September 1956)
Biggest win
 Cameroon 9–0 Chad 
(DR Congo; April 1965)
Biggest defeat
 Norway 6–1 Cameroon 
(Oslo, Norway; 31 October 1990)
 Russia 6–1 Cameroon 
(Palo Alto, California, United States; 28 June 1994)
 Costa Rica 5–0 Cameroon 
(San José, Costa Rica; 9 March 1997)
World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1982)
Best resultQuarter-finals, 1990
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances19 (first in 1970)
Best resultChampions, 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017
African Nations Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2016)
Best resultQuarter-finals, 2016
Confederations Cup
Appearances3 (first in 2001)
Best resultRunners-up, 2003

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.eurosport.co.uk/football/african-champions-cameroon-appoint-seedorf-as-coach-reports_sto6873719/story.shtml
  2. "9 Samuel ETOO". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 18 June 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  4. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.