Ambroise Oyongo

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Ambroise Oyongo
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Personal information
Full name Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo
Date of birth (1991-06-22) 22 June 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Ndikiniméki, Cameroon
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
New York Red Bulls
Number 3
Youth career
2008-2010 Moussango FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Coton Sport FC
2014– New York Red Bulls 11 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Cameroon U20 8 (0)
2013– Cameroon 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:59, 29 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo (born 22 June 1991) is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a Left back for the New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer.



Ambroise Oyongo began his career with Moussango FC of Yaoundé in 2008. His play with Moussango attracted the interest of top club Coton Sport FC who signed Oyongo in July 2010. Oyongo quickly established himself at the club winning the league title in his first year with Coton Sport. In 2011 he helped the club to the league and cup double. In 2013 he won another league title and helped lead Coton Sport to the semi-finals of the 2013 CAF Champions League.[1]

During the 2013 season Oyongo went on trial with French side Lille and it was reported that he would be joining the Ligue 1 side during the 2014 January transfer window.[2] The move never materialized and in January 2014 Oyongo went on trial with New York Red Bulls. Oyongo impressed during his trial and on March 7, 2014 he officially signed with the club. [3]


Ambroise Oyongo played for Cameroon at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. On July 28, 2013 he made his debut with the full national side, starting in a 1-0 victory over Gabon at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo.



Cameroon Coton Sport FC


  1. ^ "Coton Sport book semifinal berth". Retrieved September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ambroise Oyongo a Lille".  (French)
  3. ^ "Red Bulls Sign Ambroise Oyongo". New York Red Bulls. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

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