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CAMEROON
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CAMEROON AT THE WORLD CUPS  
  Cameroon at the World Cups  
                                           
                                           
                                           
   
   
                                           
                                         
                           
  We play football. We love football.          
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  CAMEROON  
     
     
 

The Cameroon national football team (French: L'équipe du Cameroun de football) represents Cameroon in international football and is controlled by the Fédération Camerounaise de Football (FECAFOOT), the governing body for football in Cameroon.

The FECAFOOT was founded in1959, became a member of FIFA in 1962, and a member of CAF in 1963. The Championnat du Cameroun de football (also known as MTN Elite One since 2007 for sponsorship reasons) is the top division of association football in Cameroon since 1961. The first champion was Oryx Douala in 1961. Since then, Cameroon's top clubs have been Coton Sport FC with 11 championships, and Canon Sportif de Yaoundé with 10.

Cameroon is one the most successful football teams in AFRICA. The Cameroonians have won an Olympic Tournaments (2000), and the African Cup of Nations a record 4 times.
 
       
       
  QUICK FACTS  
     
       
 
File:Cameroon 2010crest.png
  Association
     
  Confederation
  CAF
  Nickname
  Les Lions Indomptables (The   Indomitable Lions)
  Foundation year
 1959
  Affiliate since
 1962
  Topscorer in WC
  Roger Milla: 5
  Head Coach
  Volker Finke (Germany)
  Titles
  None
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
       
       
  TITLES  
   
   
 
CONFEDERATION CUP
Gold
Silver
Bronze
 2003 France
2

 

OLYMPIC GAMES
Gold
Silver
Bronze
 2000 Australia
1
   

 

AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS
Gold
Silver
Bronze
 1972 Cameroon
3
 1984 Ivory Coast
1
 
 1986 Egypt
2
 1988 Morocco
1
 
 2000 Ghana-Nigeria
1
 
 2002 Mali
1
 
 2008 Ghana
2
       
       
  CAMEROON APPEARANCES AT WORLD CUPS  
       
       
 
Nro
Flag
World Cup
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Perf.
Rd
Pos
Par
Pt
P/Par
Ap.
Total
23
4
7
12
18
43
-25
16
4.53
21.71
28.57
8
20.51
6
12
 1982 Spain
3
0
3
0
1
1
0
3
1.00
1R
17
24
1
0.70
1
14
 1990 Italy
5
3
0
2
7
9
-2
6
1.20
QF
5
24
3
0.29
2
15
 1994 United States
3
0
1
2
3
11
-8
1
0.33
1R
22
24
1
0.91
3
16
 1998 France
3
0
2
1
2
5
-3
2
0.67
1R
25
32
1
0.78
4
17
 2002 Korea-Japan
3
1
1
1
2
3
-1
4
1.33
1R
20
32
1
0.62
5
19
 2010 South Africa
3
0
0
3
2
5
-3
0
0.00
1R
31
32
1
0.96
6
20
 2014 Brazil
3
0
0
3
1
9
-8
0
0.00
1R
32
32
1
1.00
7
 
       
 
 Where: Perf: Pts/Pld     Rd: Round     Pos: Position in the WC     Total Pos: SUM(Pos)/Ap     Par: No. participants    
 Pt: How many points scores in the WC. Champion: 32, Finalist: 16, TP: 12, FP: 8, QF: 4, R16: 2, FR: 1
 P/Par: Pos/Par     Total P/Par: SUM(P/Par + 1.25 * each World Cup uncontested)/20     Ap: Appearances
 
     
       
  HEAD-TO-HEAD RECORDS (AT WORLD CUPS)  
   
     
 
More Played Matches
Nro
Flag
Team
Pld
W
D
L
%Won
%Lost
1
 Brazil
2
0
0
2
0%
100%
2
 Italy
2
0
1
1
0%
50%
3
 Argentina
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
4
 Austria
1
0
1
0
0%
0%
5
 Chile
1
0
1
0
0%
0%
6
 Colombia
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
7
 Croatia
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
8
 Denmark
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
9
 England
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
10
 Germany
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
11
 Japan
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
12
 Mexico
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
13
 Netherlands
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
14
 Peru
1
0
1
0
0%
0%
15
 Poland
1
0
1
0
0%
0%
16
 Republic of Ireland
1
0
1
0
0%
0%
17
 Romania
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
18
 Russia
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
19
 Saudi Arabia
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
20
 Soviet Union
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
21
 Sweden
1
0
1
0
0%
0%

 

Best Results
Nro
Flag
Team
Pld
W
D
L
%Won
%Lost
1
 Saudi Arabia
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
2
 Colombia
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
3
 Argentina
1
1
0
0
100%
0%
4
 Romania
1
1
0
0
100%
0%

 

Worst Results
Nro
Flag
Team
Pld
W
D
L
%Won
%Lost
1
 Brazil
2
0
0
2
0%
100%
2
 Mexico
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
3
 Germany
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
4
 Russia
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
5
 Denmark
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
6
 Soviet Union
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
7
 England
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
8
 Croatia
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
9
 Japan
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
10
 Netherlands
1
0
0
1
0%
100%
 
     
     
  GOALSCORERS AT WORLD CUPS
   
     
Nro
Player
TG
30
34
38
50
54
58
62
66
70
74
78
82
86
90
94
98
02
06
10
14
 
18
1
7
3
2
2
2
1
1
 Roger Milla
5
4
1
 
2
 Samuel Eto'o
3
1
2
 
3
 Patrick Mboma
2
1
1
 
 François Omam-Biyik
2
1
1
 
5
 Eugène Ekéké
1
1
 
 David Embé
1
1
 
 Emmanuel Kundé
1
1
 
 Grégoire Mbida
1
1
 
 Pierre Njanka
1
1
 
 Joel Matip
1
                                   
1
 
     
     
  TOP GOALSCORERS AT ALL COMPETITIONS  
       
     
  Players in bold are still active in the competence - As of March 30, 2015  
     
 
#
Name
Goals
Caps
AVG/Games
Career
1
 Samuel Eto'o
56
118
0.47
1997-14
2
 Patrick M'Boma
33
57
0.57
1995-04
3
 Roger Milla
28
102
0.27
1973-94
4
 Alphonse Tchami
21
57
0.37
1988-04
5
 Pierre Webó
19
59
0.32
2003-14
6
 Geremi
13
118
0.11
1996-10
 Eric Choupo-Moting
13
38
0.34
2010-Present
8
 François Omam-Biyik
12
63
0.19
1986-00
9
 Mohammadou Idrissou
9
41
0.22
2003-Present
 
       
       
  MOST CAPPED PLAYERS AT ALL COMPETITIONS  
       
     
  Players in bold are still active in the competence - As of March 30, 2015  
     
 
#
Name
Caps
Career
1
 Rigobert Song
137
1993-10
2
 Geremi
118
1996-10
 Samuel Eto'o
118
1997-14
4
 Thomas N'Kono
112
1975-94
5
 Roger Milla
102
1973-94
6
 Idriss Carlos Kameni
70
2001-Present
7
 Pierre Womé
69
1998-Present
8
 Jean Makoun
68
2003-Present
9
 Marc-Vivien Foé
64
1993-03
 Salomon Olembé
64
1997-07
 Jean-Pierre Fiala
64
1993-03
 
       
       
  SQUADS  
       
       
   
     
 

  

 
  AWARDED PLAYERS  
     
     
 
WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR
#
Name
Year
Rank
Team
Cou
1
 Samuel Eto'o
2005
3
 Barcelona

 

GOLDEN BOOT (1)
#
Name
Rank
Goals
World Cup
1
 Roger Milla
3
4
 1990 Italy

 

IFFHS PLAYER OF THE CENTURY
#
Name
Votes
Years
1
 Roger Milla
77
1965-99
2
 Théophile Abega
39
1974-87
3
 François Omam-Biyik
37
1986-00
4
 Jean Manga Onguene
14
1966-82

 

IFFHS GOALKEEPER OF THE CENTURY
#
Name
Votes
Years
1
 Joseph-Antoine Bell
39
1975-94
2
 Thomas N'Kono
30
1974-97
3
 Jacques Songo'o
13
1984-04

Author: Jmex60

 

 
   
   
 
(1)
The Golden Boot or Golden Shoe award goes to the top goalscorer of the FIFA World Cup and was given for the first time in 1982. It was renamed Golden Boot in 2010.
   
   
  COACHES  
   
   
 
#
Cou
Name
Years
1
 Peter Schnittger
1970-73
2
 Vladimir Beara
1973-75
3
 Ivan Ridanovic
1976-79
4
 Branko Žutić
1980-82
5
 Jean Vincent
1982
6
 Karl-Heinz Weigang
1983-84
7
 Claude Le Roy
1985-88, 98
8
 Valeri Nepomnyaschiy
1988-90
9
 Philippe Redon 
1991-92
10
 Jules Nyongha
1992-93
11
 Henri Michel 
1994
12
 Jules Nyongha 
1994-96
13
 Henri Depireux 
1996-97
14
 Jean Manga Onguene
1997-98
15
 Pierre Lechantre 
1998-00, 01
16
 Jean-Paul Akono
2000-01, 12-13
17
 Robert Corfu
2001
18
 Winfried Schäfer 
2001-04
19
 Artur Jorge
2005-06
20
 Arie Haan
2006-07
21
 Jules Nyongha 
2007
22
 Otto Pfister
2007-09
23
 Thomas Nkono
2009
24
 Paul Le Guen
2009-10
25
 Javier Clemente
2010-11
26
 Denis Lavagne
2011-12
27
 Volker Finke
2013-Present
 
   
  FIXTURES AND RESULTS  
   
     
  2013  
   
   
#
Date
Place
Score
Competition
1
6 Feb 13
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
0-1
Tanzania
F
2
23 Mar 13
Yaoundé, Cameroon
2-1
Togo
3
2 Jun 13
Kyiv, Ukraine
0-0
Ukraine
F
4
9 Jun 13
Lomé, Togo
3-0
Togo
5
16 Jun 13
Kinshasa, Congo DR
0-0
Congo DR
6
28 Jul 13
Yaoundé, Cameroon
1-0
Gabon
7
10 Ago 13
Libreville, Gabon
0-1
Gabon
8
26 Ago 13
Garoua, Cameroon
0-1
Congo DR
9
30 Ago 13
Lubumbashi, Congo DR
1-1
Congo DR
10
8 Sep 13
Yaoundé, Cameroon
1-0
Libya
11
13 Oct 13
Radès, Tunisia
0-0
Tunisia
12
17 Nov 13
Yaoundé, Cameroon
4-1
Tunisia
 
   
+ FIFA awarded Cameroon a 3–0 win as a result of Togo fielding the ineligible player  Alaixys Romao. The match originally ended 2–0 to Togo.
 
    
     
  2014  
   
   
 
#
Date
Place
Score
Competition
1
5 Mar 14
Leiria, Portugal
1-5
Portugal
F
2
26 May 14
Kufstein, Austria
2-0
Macedonia
F
3
29 May 14
Kufstein, Austria
1-2
Paraguay
F
4
1 Jun 14
Mönchengladbach, Germany
2-2
Germany
F
5
14 Jun 14
Natal, Brazil
0-1
Mexico
6
18 Jun 14
Manaus, Brazil
0-4
Croatia
7
13 Jun 14
Brasília, Brazil
1-4
Brazil
8
6 Sep 14
Lubumbashi, DR Congo
2-0
DR Congo
9
10 Sep 14
Yaoundé, Cameroon
4-1
Ivory Coast
10
10 Oct 14
Yaoundé, Cameroon
0-0
Sierra Leone
11
15 Oct 14
Yaoundé, Cameroon
2-0
Sierra leone
12
15 Nov 14
Yaoundé, Cameroon
1-0
DR Congo
13
19 Nov 14
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
0-0
Ivory Coast
   
   
  2015
   
 
#
Date
Place
Score
Competition
1
7 Jan 15
Yaoundé, Cameroon
1-1
Congo DR
F

2

20 Jan 15
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
1-1
Mali
3
24 Jan 15
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
1-1
Guinea
4
28 Jan 15
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
0-1
Ivory Coast
5
25 Mar 15
Sidoarjo, Indonesia
1-0
Indonesia
F
6
30 Mar 15
Bangkok, Thailand
3-2
Thailand
F
 
   
  ALL MATCHES AT WORLD CUPS  
   
   
  1982 Spain World Cup
   
First Round: Match 1
Peru
0-0
Cameroon  
Date: 15 June 1982    
Stadium: Estadio de Riazor    
Venue: A Coruña    
Attendance:  11,000    
Referee: Franz Wöhrer (Austria)  
   
First Round: Match 2
Poland
0-0
Cameroon  
Date: 19 June 1982    
Stadium: Estadio de Riazor    
Venue: A Coruña    
Attendance:  19,000    
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)  
     
First Round: Match 3
1-1
Cameroon    
Date: 23 June 1982 G. Mbida 61'  
Stadium: Estadio de Balaídos
 
Venue: Vigo    
Attendance:  20,000  
Referee: Bogdan Dotchev (Bulgaria)  
   
  1990 Italy World Cup
   
First Round: Match 4
1-0
Argentina  
Date: 8 June 1990    
Stadium: San Siro    
Venue: Milan    
Attendance:  73,780      
Referee: Michel Vautrot (France)  
   
First Round: Match 5
2-1
Romania  
Date: 14 June 1990
R. Milla 76', 86'
  G. Balint 88'
Stadium: Stadio San Nicola
 
Venue: Bari    
Attendance:  38,687  
Referee: Hernán Silva Arce (Chile)    
   
First Round: Match 6
Soviet Union
4-0
Cameroon  
Date: 18 June 1990  
Stadium: Stadio San Nicola  
Venue: Bari  
Attendance:  37,307  
Referee: José Roberto Wright (Brazil)  
  a.e.t.  
Round of 16: Match 7
2-1
Colombia  
Date: 23 June 1990
R. Milla 106', 108'
  B. Redín 115'
Stadium: Stadio San Paolo    
Venue: Naples    
Attendance:  50,026      
Referee: Tullio Lanese (Italy)  
  a.e.t.  
Quarter-finals: Match 8
3-2
Cameroon  
Date: 1 July 1990   E. Kundé 61'
Stadium: Stadio San Paolo
G. Lineker 83', 105'
E. Ekéké 65'
Venue: Naples    
Attendance:  55,205  
Referee: Edgardo Codesal (Mexico)    
   
  1994 United States World Cup
   
First Round: Match 9
2-2
Sweden  
Date: 19 June 1994 R. Ljung 8'
Stadium: Rose Bowl M. Dahlin 75'
Venue: Pasadena    
Attendance: 93,194  
Referee: Alberto Tejada Noriega (Peru)  
     
First Round: Match 10
3-0
Cameroon    
Date: 24 June 1994    
Stadium: Stanford Stadium    
Venue: Stanford
Bebeto 73'
   
Attendance: 83,401    
Referee: Arturo Brizio Carter (Mexico)    
 
   
First Round: Match 11
Russia
6-1
Cameroon  
Date: 28 June 1998
O. Salenko 15', 41', 44', 72', 75'
R. Milla 46'
Stadium: Stanford Stadium  
Venue: Stanford    
Attendance: 74,914  
Referee: Jamal Al Sharif (Syria)  
   
  1998 France World Cup
   
First Round: Match 12
1-1
Austria  
Date: 11 June 1998 T. Polster 90+1'
Stadium: Stade de Toulouse    
Venue: Toulouse    
Attendance: 33,500    
Referee: Epifanio González (Paraguay)  
   
First Round: Match 13
3-0
Cameroon  
Date: 17 June 1998  
Stadium: Stade de la Mosson
C. Vieri 75', 89'
 
Venue: Montpellier    
Attendance: 29,800    
Referee: Edward Lennie (Australia)  
   
First Round: Match 14
1-1
Cameroon  
Date: 23 June 1998 P. Mboma 56'
Stadium: Stade de la Beaujoire    
Venue: Nantes    
Attendance: 35,500  
Referee: Laszlo Vagner (Hungary)  
   
  2002 Korea-Japan World Cup
 
First Round: Match 15
1-1
Republic of Ireland
Date: 1 June 2002 M. Holland 52'
Stadium: Niigata Stadium    
Venue: Niigata    
Attendance: 33,679  
Referee: Toru Kamikawa (Japan)  
 
First Round: Match 16
1-0
Saudi Arabia
Date: 6 June 2002  
Stadium: Saitama Stadium    
Venue: Saitama    
Attendance: 52,328    
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)  
 
First Round: Match 17
2-0
Cameroon
Date: 11 June 2002  
Stadium: Ecopa Stadium  
Venue: Shizuoka    
Attendance: 47,085  
Referee: Antonio López Nieto (Spain)  
   
   2010 South Africa World Cup
   
First Round: Match 18
1-0
Cameroon  
Date: 14 June 2006  
Stadium: Free State Stadium    
Venue: Bloemfontein    
Attendance: 30,620    
Referee: Olegário Benquerença (Portugal)  
     
   
First Round: Match 19
Denmark
2-1
Cameroon  
Date: 19 June 2006 S. Eto'o 10'
Stadium: Loftus Versfeld Stadium  
Venue: Pretoria    
Attendance: 38,074    
Referee: Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay)  
   
First Round: Match 20
2-1
Cameroon  
Date: 24 June 2006 S. Eto'o 65'
Stadium: Cape Town Stadium  
Venue: Cape Town    
Attendance: 63,093  
Referee: Pablo Pozo (Chile)  
   
   2014 Brazil World Cup
   
First Round: Match 21
1-0
Cameroon
Date: 13 June 2014
Stadium: Arena das Dunas
Venue: Natal
Attendance:
Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia)
   
First Round: Match 22
0-4
Croatia
Date: 18 June 2014 I. Olić 11'
Stadium: Arena Amazônia I. Perišić 48'
Venue: Manaus M. Mandžukić 61', 73' 
Attendance: 39,982
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
   
First Round: Match 23
1-4
Brazil
Date: 23 June 2014 Neymar 17', 35'
Stadium: Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha Fred 49' 
Venue: Brasília Fernandinho 84'
Attendance: 69,112
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)
   
   
  
          Last updated: 27 May 2015
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