Cameroon national under-20 football team

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Cameroon Under-20
Nickname(s)Les Lions Indomptables
(The Indomitable Lions)
AssociationCameroonian Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Head coachMartin Mpile Ndtoungou
CaptainJean Efala (2011)
Home stadiumStade Omnisports
FIFA codeCMR
First colours
Second colours

The Cameroon national under-20 football team, more commonly known as The Indomitable Lions, represents Cameroon in international youth football competitions. The Stade Omnisports (Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo) in Yaounde is used for home games.

Appearances[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA GD
Tunisia 1977 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Japan 1979 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 1981 Group Stage 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3
Mexico 1983 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Soviet Union 1985 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Chile 1987 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Saudi Arabia 1989 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Portugal 1991 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Australia 1993 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 4 5 -1
Qatar 1995 Quarter-finals 4 2 1 1 7 6 +1
Malaysia 1997 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
Nigeria 1999 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 8 9 -1
Argentina 2001 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
United Arab Emirates 2003 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Netherlands 2005 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Canada 2007 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Egypt 2009 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 3 7 -4
Colombia 2011 Round of 16 4 1 2 1 3 3 0
Turkey 2013 Did not qualify - - - - - -
New Zealand 2015 Did not qualify - - - - - -
South Korea 2017 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Poland 2019 To be determined - - - - - -
Total 6/20 21 7 4 10 28 36 -8

Honors[edit]

Squad[edit]

The following squad was selected for the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Junior Dande (1998-02-22)22 February 1998 (aged 19) Cameroon APEJES Academy
2 2DF Duplexe Tchamba (1998-07-10)10 July 1998 (aged 18) France Racing Strasbourg
3 2DF Karl Ndedi (1999-12-25)25 December 1999 (aged 17) Cameroon New Star
4 2DF Serge Ngono (1998-04-04)4 April 1998 (aged 18) Cameroon Eding Sport
5 2DF Nouhou Tolo (1997-06-23)23 June 1997 (aged 19) United States Seattle Sounders FC
6 3MF Samuel Gouet (1997-12-14)14 December 1997 (aged 19) Austria Rheindorf Altach
7 4FW Ketu Jih Kalvin (1997-06-06)6 June 1997 (aged 19) Spain Rayo Vallecano B
8 3MF Hervé Bodiong (1997-06-17)17 June 1997 (aged 19) Cyprus PAEEK
9 4FW Felix Chenkam (1998-12-28)28 December 1998 (aged 18) United States Seattle Sounders FC
10 3MF Victor Ekani (1997-02-27)27 February 1997 (aged 19) Denmark SønderjyskE
11 4FW Eric Ayuk (1997-02-17)17 February 1997 (aged 20) United States Philadelphia Union
12 2DF Fabrice Gael Ngah (1997-10-16)16 October 1997 (aged 19) Morocco Difaâ El-Jadida
13 2DF Rodrigue Ele (1998-03-02)2 March 1998 (aged 18) United States Seattle Sounders 2
14 3MF Joss Didiba (1997-11-07)7 November 1997 (aged 19) Unattached
15 2DF Olivier Mbaizo (1997-08-15)15 August 1997 (aged 19) United States Philadelphia Union
16 1GK Amido Mohamed Yindui (1999-10-01)1 October 1999 (aged 17) Cameroon Best Stars
17 3MF Felix Djoubairou (1998-03-10)10 March 1998 (aged 18) Cameroon Coton Sport
18 4FW Beligine Ngeh (1999-10-10)10 October 1999 (aged 17) Cameroon Eding Sport
19 4FW Preston Tabortetaka (1998-06-10)10 June 1998 (aged 18) Cameroon Yong Sports Academy
20 3MF Kévin Soni (1998-04-17)17 April 1998 (aged 18) Spain Peralada
21 1GK Omossola Medjo Simon Loti (1998-05-05)5 May 1998 (aged 18) Cameroon Coton Sport

Past squads[edit]

The squad that played the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup Head coach: Cameroon Martin Mpile Ndtoungou

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Thierry Tangouatio (1992-05-04)4 May 1992 (aged 19) Cameroon Sable de Batié
2 2DF Eric Nyatchou (1991-06-03)3 June 1991 (aged 20) France Racing Strasbourg
3 2DF Ambroise Oyongo (1991-06-22)22 June 1991 (aged 20) Cameroon Coton Sport
4 2DF Yaya Banana (1991-07-29)29 July 1991 (aged 20) Tunisia Espérance de Tunis
5 2DF Ghislain Mvom (1992-10-23)23 October 1992 (aged 18) Cameroon Les Astres
6 2DF Idriss Nguessi (1992-05-02)2 May 1992 (aged 19) Cameroon Etoa Meki
7 3MF Edgar Salli (1992-08-17)17 August 1992 (aged 18) France Monaco
8 3MF Emmanuel Mbongo (1993-03-13)13 March 1993 (aged 18) Cameroon Coton Sport
9 4FW Franck Ohandza (1991-09-28)28 September 1991 (aged 19) Thailand Buriram United
10 3MF Clarence Bitang (1992-09-02)2 September 1992 (aged 18) Thailand Buriram United
11 4FW Yannick Makota (1992-01-20)20 January 1992 (aged 19) France Nancy
12 3MF Franck Nkom (1991-09-18)18 September 1991 (aged 19) Cameroon Panthère FC
13 2DF Serge Tchana (1993-08-04)4 August 1993 (aged 17) Spain Torre Levante
14 3MF Yazid Atouba (1993-01-02)2 January 1993 (aged 18) Cameroon Renaissance
15 2DF Maxime Mengue (1991-11-17)17 November 1991 (aged 19) Cameroon Canon Yaoundé
16 1GK Jean Efala (1992-08-11)11 August 1992 (aged 18) Cameroon Fovu
17 2DF Jushua Mbuluba (1992-01-15)15 January 1992 (aged 19) Cameroon Renaissance
18 3MF Hervé Mbega (1994-01-05)5 January 1994 (aged 17) Spain Mallorca
19 4FW Christ Mbondi (1992-02-02)2 February 1992 (aged 19) Switzerland Sion
20 4FW Eric Same (1992-02-23)23 February 1992 (aged 19) Spain Huracán Valencia
21 1GK Eric Ngana (1992-10-03)3 October 1992 (aged 18) Cameroon Renaissance

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