Factfile for AFCON winners Cameroon

2017-02-06 07:25
Cameroon (Getty Images)

Libreville - Factfile for Africa Cup of Nations champions Cameroon as they claimed their fifth title against Egypt in Gabon.

The Pharaohs - who were unbeaten in the Afcon finals since 2004 - took the lead in the first half through Mohamed Elneny, but second-half strikes from substitutes Nicolas N’Koulou and Vincent Aboubakar took the Indomitable Lions to their fifth African crown.

Goalkeepers: Georges Bokwe (Coton Sport), Jules Goda (Ajaccio/FRA), Fabrice Ondoa (Sevilla/ESP).

Defenders: Mohamed Djetei (Nastic Tarragone/ESP), Collins Fai (Standard Liege/BEL), Ernest Mabouka (Zilina/SVK), Michael Ngadeu (Slavia Prague/CZE), Jonathan Ngwem (Progresso Sambizanga/ANG), Nicolas Nkoulou (Lyon/FRA), Ambroise Oyongo (Impact/CAN), Adolphe Teikeu (Sochaux/FRA).

Midfielders: Frank Boya (Apejes Academy), Arnaud Djoum (Hearts/SCO), Georges Mandjeck (Metz/FRA), Edgar Salli (Nuremberg/GER), Sebastien Siani (Ostend/BEL).

Strikers: Vincent Aboubakar (Besiktas/TUR), Christian Bassogog (Aalborg/DEN), Benjamin Moukandjo (Lorient/FRA), Clinton Njie (Marseille/FRA), Robert Ndip Tambe (Spartak Trnava/SVK), Karl Toko Ekambi (Angers/FRA), Jacques Zoua (Kaiserslautern/GER).

Captain: Benjamin Moukandjo

Coach: Hugo Broos (BEL)

Results: Group D - Burkina Faso 1-1, Guinea-Bissau 2-1, Gabon 0-0; quarter-final - Senegal 0-0 (5-4 penalties); semi-final - Ghana 2-0; final - Egypt 2-1

Scorers: 2 - Michael Ngadeu, 1 - Vincent Aboubakar, Christian Bassogog, Benjamin Moukandjo, Nicolas Nkoulou, Sebastien Siani

Overall record: P80 W40 D25 L15 F119 A73

Best placings: champions (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)

Record win: Zambia 5-1 (2008)

Record loss: South Africa 0-3 (1996)

Africa-world rankings: 12-62

Nickname: Indomitable Lions

Read more on:    cameroon  |  afcon 2017  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.