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Cameroon national football team

Cameroon national football team
National Football Team
NicknameLes Lions Indomptables
(The Indomitable Lions)
AssociationFédération Camerounaise de Football
Sub confederationUNIFFAC (Central Africa)
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachJavier Clemente
CaptainSamuel Eto'o
Most capsRigobert Song (138)
Top scorerSamuel Eto'o (52)
Home stadiumStade Ahmadou Ahidjo
FIFA ranking48
Highest FIFA ranking11 (November 2006)
Lowest FIFA ranking62 (April 1997)
Elo ranking47
Highest Elo ranking12 (June 2003)
Lowest Elo ranking76 (April 1995)
World Cup Statistics
First internationalCM Cameroon 9 2 Djibouti
(Madagascar; 13 April 1960)
Biggest winCM Cameroon 9 2 Djibouti
(Madagascar; 13 April 1960)
Biggest defeatNorway 6 1 Cameroon CM
(Oslo, Norway; 31 October 1990)
Russia 6 1 Cameroon CM
(Palo Alto, California, USA; 28 June 1994)
Costa Rica 5 0 Cameroon CM
(San José, Costa Rica; 9 March 1997)
First World Cup1982
Best resultQuarterfinals, 1990
Regional cup statistics
Africa Cup of Nations
First apps.1970
Best resultWinners, 1984, 1988,
2000, 2002
Confederations Cup Statistics
First apps.2001
Best resultRunners-up, 2003

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The Cameroon national football team, nicknamed Les Lions Indomptables (The Indomitable Lions), is controlled by the Fédération Camerounaise de Football and is Africa's most successful side in FIFA world cup; having qualified for the FIFA World Cup six times in 1982, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2010 more than any other African nation. They were the first African team to reach the quarter-final of the World Cup, in 1990, losing to England in extra time. They have also won four Africa Cup of Nations and a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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