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Cameroon Women's National Football Team

Cameroon
AssociationFédération Camerounaise
de Football
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
UNIFFAC
(Central Africa)
Head coachAlain Djeumfa
CaptainChristine Manie
Most capsMadeleine Ngono Mani (87)
Top scorerMadeleine Ngono Mani (40)
Home stadiumStade Ahmadou Ahidjo
FIFA codeCMR
FIFA ranking
Current 51 Decrease 2 (26 June 2020)[1]
Highest41 (July 2019)
Lowest89 (March 2007)
First international
 Nigeria 2-0 Cameroon 
(Lagos, Nigeria; 15 June 1991)
Biggest win
 Cameroon 8 -1 Mozambique 
(Vancouver, Canada; 13 September 2018)
Biggest defeat
 Nigeria 6-0 Cameroon 
(Kaduna, Nigeria; 27 October 1998)
 France 6-0 Cameroon 
(Paris, France; 10 October 2018)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2015)
Best resultRound of 16 (2015, 2019)
Africa Women Cup of Nations
Appearances12 (first in 1991)
Best resultRunners-up (1991, 2004, 2014, 2016)

The Cameroon national women's football team, also known as the Indomitable Lionesses, is the national team of Cameroon and is controlled by the Cameroon Football Association. They finished second in the 1991, 2004, 2014, and 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations, participated in the 2012 Olympic Games and have competed in their first ever FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015.

History

Beginnings

The Cameroon women's national football team played its first international match...

Home stadium

The Cameroon women's national team play their home matches on...

Coaching staff

Position Name Ref.
Head coach Cameroon Alain Djeumfa

Players

Current squad

The following 18 players were called up for the 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (Fifth round).[2]

Caps and goals as of 10 March 2020 after match against  Zambia.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Marina Ngoe Esse (2002-01-17) 17 January 2002 (age 18) Cameroon Amazone FAP
16 1GK Ange Bawou (2000-02-12) 12 February 2000 (age 20) Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de]

4 2DF Catherine Mbengono (1996-09-08) 8 September 1996 (age 24) Cameroon Éclair de Sa'a
5 2DF Augustine Edjangue (1989-01-19) 19 January 1989 (age 31) Norway Arna-Bjørnar
6 2DF Estelle Johnson (1988-07-21) 21 July 1988 (age 32) United States Sky Blue FC
8 2DF Eliane Bodolo (1991-07-03) 3 July 1991 (age 29) Spain Extremadura
11 2DF Aurelle Awona (1993-02-02) 2 February 1993 (age 27) France Reims
12 2DF Falonne Meffometou (1990-07-01) 1 July 1990 (age 30) France Fleury

9 3MF Genevieve Ngo Mbeleck (1993-03-10) 10 March 1993 (age 27) Israel Kiryat Gat
10 3MF Grâce Ngock Yango (1993-06-12) 12 June 1993 (age 27) France Guingamp
13 3MF Charlène Meyong Menene (1998-11-19) 19 November 1998 (age 21) Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de]
15 3MF Colette Ndzana (2000-07-19) 19 July 2000 (age 20) Cameroon Éclair de Sa'a
17 3MF Brigitte Omboudou (1992-07-29) 29 July 1992 (age 28) Cameroon Amazone FAP

2 4FW Flora Kameni (2001-11-13) 13 November 2001 (age 18) Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de]
3 4FW Ajara Nchout Njoya (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 27) Norway Vålerenga
7 4FW Gabrielle Aboudi Onguéné (C) (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 31) Russia CSKA Moscow
14 4FW Augustine Ngo Mback (1997-07-11) 11 July 1997 (age 23) Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de]
18 4FW Michèle Akaba (1992-06-07) 7 June 1992 (age 28) Belarus FC Minsk

Recent call-ups

The following players were named to a squad in the last 12 months.

This list may be incomplete.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Marthe Ongmahan (1992-06-12) 12 June 1992 (age 28) Cameroon AWA FF 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
GK Carole Mimboe (1999-01-15) 15 January 1999 (age 21) Spain Extremadura 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round)

DF Jeanne Koesso Magoumkoua Cameroon AWA FF 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
DF Nvilonge Mbella Cameroon Eding Filles 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
DF Dolores Tsadjia (1999-03-09) 9 March 1999 (age 21) Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de] 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
DF Alvine Njolle (1994-05-09) 9 May 1994 (age 26) Belarus Minsk 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round)
DF Claudia Voulania Dabda (2001-07-01) 1 July 2001 (age 19) Belarus Dinamo Minsk 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round)
DF Thérèse Nzie Seme Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de] 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round) PRE

MF Viviane Mefire Peka (2001-12-19) 19 December 2001 (age 18) Cameroon Eding Filles 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
MF Christelle Tamewe Cameroon Canon Filles 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
MF Mireille Tchengang France Paris Saint-Germain U19 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
MF Raïssa Feudjio (1995-10-29) 29 October 1995 (age 24) Spain Granadilla 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round)
MF Thérèse Abena (1994-09-05) 5 September 1994 (age 26) Cameroon Louves Miniproff [de] 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round) PRE
MF Raïssa Adama (1999-12-29) 29 December 1999 (age 20) Cameroon Social du Mbam 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round) PRE

FW Alexandra Takounda Engolo (2000-07-07) 7 July 2000 (age 20) Cameroon Éclair de Sa'a 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fifth round) PRE
FW Chanel Tchapchet (1998-10-19) 19 October 1998 (age 22) Japan Tokyo International University 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round)
FW Marie Ngah Manga (2002-10-20) 20 October 2002 (age 18) Cameroon Amazone FAP 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round) PRE
FW Shalom Tim (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 27) Cameroon Vision FC Bamenda 2020 CAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament (fourth round) PRE

Managers

Results and fixtures

  • The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixtures

2020

5 March 2020 (2020-03-05) CAF WOQT Fifth round 1st legCameroon 3-2 ZambiaStade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé
15:30 UTC+1
Report
Referee: Bouchra Karboubi (Morocco)
10 March 2020 (2020-03-10) CAF WOQT Fifth round 2nd legZambia 2-1 CameroonNkoloma Stadium, Lusaka
15:00 UTC+2
Report

2021

18 February 2021 (2021-02-18) CAF-CONMEBOL play-off 1st legCameroon v ChileTBD
24 February 2021 (2021-02-24) CAF-CONMEBOL play-off 2nd legChile v CameroonTBD

Overall competition record

1 Equatorial Guinea was disqualified from the competition for fielding an ineligible player, so Cameroon advanced to the final qualifying round instead.

Achievements

World Cup record

FIFA Women's World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not qualify
Sweden 1995 Withdrew in qualification
United States 1999 Did not qualify
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015 Round of 16 11th 4 2 0 2 9 4
France 2019 Round of 16 15th 4 1 0 3 3 8
AustraliaNew Zealand 2023 To be determined
Total 2/9 - 8 3 0 5 12 12
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympic Games record

For 2012 Cameroon qualified for the first time to the Olympics.[3]

Olympic Games record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
United States 1996 Withdrew in Qualification
Australia 2000 Did not qualify
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012 Group stage 3 0 0 3 1 11
Brazil 2016 Did not qualify
Japan 2020 To be determined
Total 1/7 3 0 0 3 1 11

Africa Women Cup of Nations record

Africa Women Cup of Nations record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
1991 Runners-up 2 0 0 2 0 6
1995 Withdrew In Quarter-finals
Nigeria 1998 Fourth place 4 2 0 2 7 13
South Africa 2000 Group stage 3 1 0 2 4 6
Nigeria 2002 Third place 5 2 2 1 7 5
South Africa 2004 Runners-up 5 1 3 1 8 10
Nigeria 2006 Fourth place 5 1 2 2 6 10
Equatorial Guinea 2008 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 4 6
South Africa 2010 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 7 11
Equatorial Guinea 2012 Third place 5 2 1 2 6 5
Namibia 2014 Runners-up 5 3 0 2 5 4
Cameroon 2016 Runners-up 5 4 0 1 6 1
Ghana 2018 Third place 5 3 2 0 10 4
2020
Total 12/13 54 23 12 19 70 81

African Games record

African Games record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
Nigeria 2003 - 5 2 1 2 7 5
Algeria 2007 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mozambique 2011 - 4 4 0 0 7 0
Republic of the Congo 2015 - 4 1 2 1 4 4
Morocco 2019 See Cameroon women's national under-20 football team
2023 To be determined
Total 4/4 13 7 3 3 18 9

See also

Notes

References

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 26 June 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Cameroon qualifies to Olympics" (in French). fecafootonline.com. 22 October 2011. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 2011.

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