Cameroon women's national football team

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Cameroon
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Fédération Camerounaise
de Football
Sub-confederation UNIFFAC
(Central Africa)
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Ngachu Enow
Captain Francoise Bella
Most caps Francoise Bella (56)
Top scorer Madeleine Ngono Mani (26)
Home stadium Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo
FIFA code CMR
FIFA ranking 49 Steady
Highest FIFA ranking 47 (December 2013)
Lowest FIFA ranking 89 (March 2007)
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Nigeria 2–0 Cameroon 
(Lagos, Nigeria; June 15, 1991)
Biggest win
 Kenya 0–5 Cameroon 
(Nairobi, Kenya; August 5, 2006)
 Cameroon 5 – 0 Mali 
(Yaoundé, Cameroon; January 15, 2011)
Biggest defeat
 Nigeria 6–0 Cameroon 
(Kaduna, Nigeria; October 27, 1998)
African Women's Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1991)
Best result Runner-up, 1991 & 2004

The Cameroon national women's football team, is the national team of Cameroon and is controlled by the Cameroon Football Association. They have never qualified for a FIFA Women's World Cup, but ended second on the 1991 and 2004 African Women's Championships.

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
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 To Be Determined
Total 0/6 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympics record[edit]

For 2012 Cameroon qualified for the first time to the Olympics.[1]

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses 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
Total 1/5 3 0 0 3 1 11

Performance in Africa Women's Championship[edit]

CAF Women's Championship
Year Round GP W D L GS GA
1991 Runners-Up 2 0 0 2 0 6
1995 Withdrew In Quarterfinals
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 Qualified
Total 11/11 39 13 10 14 49 72

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected for the women's football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ngo Ndom, AnnetteAnnette Ngo Ndom (1985-06-02)2 June 1985 (aged 27) 13 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
2 2DF Manie, ChristineChristine Manie (1984-05-04)4 May 1984 (aged 28) 40 6 Romania Negrea Reșița
3 4FW Nchout, AjaraAjara Nchout (1993-01-12)12 January 1993 (aged 19) 15 2 Russia Energy Voronezh
4 3MF Leuko, YvonneYvonne Leuko (1991-11-20)20 November 1991 (aged 20) 3 0 France Montigny-le-Bretonneux
5 2DF Ejangue, AugustineAugustine Ejangue (1989-01-19)19 January 1989 (aged 23) 22 0 Russia Energy Voronezh
6 3MF Zouga, FrancineFrancine Zouga (1987-11-09)9 November 1987 (aged 24) 23 3 Switzerland FSG Aïre-le-Lignon
7 4FW Onguene, GabrielleGabrielle Onguene (1989-02-25)25 February 1989 (aged 23) 0 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
8 3MF Feudjio, RaissaRaissa Feudjio (1995-10-29)29 October 1995 (aged 16) 11 0 Cameroon Lorema
9 4FW Ngono Mani, MadeleineMadeleine Ngono Mani (1983-10-16)16 October 1983 (aged 28) 42 26 France EA Guingamp
10 3MF Beyene, BebeyBebey Beyene (1992-05-10)10 May 1992 (aged 20) 22 1 Cameroon Louves Minproff
11 4FW Iven, AdrienneAdrienne Iven (1983-03-09)9 March 1983 (aged 29) 12 2 Cameroon Louves Minproff
12 3MF Bella, FrancoiseFrancoise Bella (1983-03-09)9 March 1983 (aged 29) 53 7 Nigeria Rivers Angels
13 2DF Meffometou, ClaudineClaudine Meffometou (1990-07-01)1 July 1990 (aged 22) 8 0 Cameroon Franck Rollycek
14 2DF Medoua, BibiBibi Medoua (1993-08-09)9 August 1993 (aged 18) 19 0 Cameroon Locomotive de Yaoundé
15 2DF Sonkeng, YsisYsis Sonkeng (1989-09-20)20 September 1989 (aged 22) 30 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
16 3MF Yango, JeanetteJeanette Yango (1993-06-12)12 June 1993 (aged 19) 20 1 Poland Katowice
17 4FW Enganamouit, GaelleGaelle Enganamouit (1992-06-09)9 June 1992 (aged 20) 17 2 Serbia Spartak Subotica
18 1GK Sosso, ReineReine Sosso (1993-03-19)19 March 1993 (aged 19) 11 0 Cameroon Franck Rollycek

Overall competition record[edit]

Competition Stage Result Opponent Position Scorers
1991 African Championship Quarterfinals Walkover Republic of the Congo Congo
Semifinals Walkover Zambia Zambia
Final 0–2 0–4 Nigeria Nigeria
1995 African Championship Quarterfinals Withdrew Angola Angola
1998 African Championship qualification Walkover Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
Nigeria 1998 African Championship
0
First stage
0
3–2
1–3
South Africa South Africa
Ghana Ghana
Semifinals 0–6 Nigeria Nigeria
3rd place 3–3 (PSO: 1–3) Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR
2000 African Championship qualification 3–0 w/o Gabon Gabon
South Africa 2000 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
4–1
0–2
0–3
Morocco Morocco
Ghana Ghana
Nigeria Nigeria
3 / 4 Abbe, Anong, Anounga, Njolle
0
0
2002 African Championship qualification Second round 0–0 4–0 Gabon Gabon
Nigeria 2002 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
1–2
0–0
1–0
South Africa South Africa
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Angola Angola
2 / 4 Anounga
0
Ngono
Semifinals 2–3 Ghana Ghana Pokam, Belemgoto
3rd place 3–0 South Africa South Africa
Nigeria 2003 African Games
0
0
First stage
0
0
3–0
0–1
1–1
Ethiopia Ethiopia
Nigeria Nigeria
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
2 / 4 Bella, Mekongo
0
Ngono
Semifinals 1–3 South Africa South Africa
3rd place 1–0 Mali Mali
2004 African Championship qualification Second round 0–0 2–0 Republic of the Congo Congo Mbida, Ngo
South Africa 2004 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
2–2
2–2
3–1
Mali Mali
Nigeria Nigeria
Algeria Algeria
2 / 4 Mbida, Mete
Bella, Mekongo
Mbida 2, Mekongo
Semifinals 1–0 (AET) Ghana Ghana Bella
Final 0–5 Nigeria Nigeria
2006 African Championship qualification Second round 4–0 5–0 Kenya Kenya
Nigeria 2006 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
1–1
1–2
2–0
Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR
Ghana Ghana
Mali Mali
2 / 4 Ngono
Bella
Bekombo, Ngo
Semifinals 0–5 Nigeria Nigeria
3rd place 2–2 (PSO: 4–5) South Africa South Africa
2007 African Games qualification Withdrew Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR
2008 African Championship qualification Second round 3–0 2–1 Tanzania Tanzania
Equatorial Guinea 2008 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
0–1
2–1
1–0
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea
Mali Mali
Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR
2 / 4 0
Bekombo, Ngo
Ngono
Semifinals 0–3 South Africa South Africa
3rd place 1–1 (PSO: 3–4) Nigeria Nigeria OnguenePenalty scored 1 Ngo, 2 Manie, 4 Onguene Penalty missed 3 Bella, 5 Mbida
2010 African Championship qualification Second round 2–0 3–0 Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR Ngono 2, Bella, Enganamouit, Onguene
South Africa 2010 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
2–2
2–1
2–1
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea
Ghana Ghana
Algeria Algeria
2 / 4 Manie, Ngono
Manie, Ngo
Onguene, Ejangue
Semifinals 1–5 Nigeria Nigeria Ngock
3rd place 0–2 South Africa South Africa
Mozambique 2011 African Games
0
0
First stage
0
0
1–0
3–0
Walkover
Mozambique Mozambique
Algeria Algeria
Guinea Guinea
1 / 3 Zouga
Beyene, Iven, Manie
0
Semifinals 2–0 South Africa South Africa Enganamouit, Onguene
Final 1–0 Ghana Ghana Ngono
2012 Summer Olympics qualification Second round 5–0 1–0 Mali Mali Bella, Manie, Nkout, Onguene, Zouga, ?
Third round 0–0 0–2 1 Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea
Fourth round 1–2 2–1 (PSO: 4–3) Nigeria Nigeria Manie, Zouga + 1 o.g.
United Kingdom 2012 Summer Olympics
0
0
First stage
0
0
0–5
0–3
1–3
Brazil Brazil
United Kingdom Great Britain
New Zealand New Zealand
4 / 4 0
0
Onguene
2012 African Championship qualification Second round 1–1 1–1 (PSO: 10–9) Ghana Ghana Iven, Manie
Equatorial Guinea 2012 African Championship
0
0
First stage
0
0
1–2
4–1
0–0
Nigeria Nigeria
Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire
Ethiopia Ethiopia
2 / 4 Manie
Iven 2, Onguene, Zouga
0
Semifinals 0–2 Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea
3rd place 1–0 Nigeria Nigeria Enganamouit
2014 African Women's Championship qualification Second round 1–1 2–1 Senegal Senegal Sylla, Zouga

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

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup/2014 African Women's Championship qualification[edit]

Cameroon was seeded to play the Second Round of the qualifiers, because they ended in second place in the 2012 African Women's Championship. They will play against Senegal, winner by walkover of the eight match of Round 1.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Senegal  1–2  Cameroon 1–1 0–1
24 May 2014
17:00
Senegal  1–1  Cameroon
Sylla Goal 76' Report Njoya Goal 58'
8 June 2014
15:30
Cameroon  1–0  Senegal
Edoa Goal ?' Report

Cameroon won 2–1 on aggregate and qualifies for the 2014 African Women's Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cameroon qualifies to Olympics" (in French). fecafootonline.com. 22 October 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Women's Olympic Football Tournament London 2012 – List of Players Cameroon". FIFA. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 

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