Cameroon national football team

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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

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

References[change | change source]

  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.
  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.