Francis Ambané

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Francis Ambané
Personal information
Full name Francis Idriss Ambane Moubourou
Date of birth (1984-11-08) November 8, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Douala, Cameroon
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Play-Maker
Club information
Current team
WA Tlemcen
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Canon Yaoundé 14 (7)
2003–2004 KSC Lokeren 17 (6)
2004–2007 Union Douala 20 (4)
2007–2008 Canon Yaoundé 19 (5)
2008–2011 ES Sétif 16 (5)
2011–2012 ASO Chlef 17 (6)
2012-2013 WA Tlemcen 21 (7)
National team
Cameroon U-23 7 (2)
Senior 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:00, May 31, 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Francis Idriss Ambane Moubourou (born November 8, 1984 in Douala) is a Cameroon footballer, who currently plays for WA Tlemcen in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.[1]


Ambane started his career with Canon Yaoundé, he quickly moved to KSC Lokeren a Belgian association football club in 2003/2004 season.[2] After just one season Ambane returned to Cameroon and joined another MTN Elite one club Union Douala. He spent 3 seasons there before he returned to his youth club Canon Yaoundé.[3] In 2009/2010 Ambane Francis was sold to ES Sétif.[4]

On July 14, 2011, Ambane signed a two year contract with ASO Chlef, joining them on a free transfer from ES Sétif after terminating his contract with the club.[5] On January 19, 2012, Ambane signed a One year contract with WA Tlemcen, joining them on a free transfer from ASO Chlef

International career[edit]

He also featured with the Cameroon 2004 Olympic team in Athens. Ambane was the only home base that was selected 3 times for the Cameroon national team games in 2006/2007.[6]