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 Christine Manie
Most caps Francoise Bella (56)
Top scorer Madeleine Ngono Mani (26)
Home stadium Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo
FIFA code CMR
FIFA ranking 53 Decrease 1 (27 March 2015)
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
 Cameroon 6–0 Ecuador 
(Vancouver, Canada; June 8, 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Nigeria 6–0 Cameroon 
(Kaduna, Nigeria; October 27, 1998)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2015)
Best result Round of 16 (2015)
African Women's Championship
Appearances 12 (First in 1991)
Best result Runner-up (1991, 2004, 2014)

The Cameroon national women's football team, is the national team of Cameroon and is controlled by the Cameroon Football Association. They finished second in the 1991, 2004, and 2014 African Women's Championship, participated in the 2012 Olympic Games and will compete in their first ever FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015.

Tournament record[edit]

World Cup[edit]

Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
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 Round of 16 11th 4 2 0 2 9 4
Total 1/7 - 4 2 0 2 9 4
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympics[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

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 Runners-Up 5 3 0 2 5 4
Cameroon 2016 Qualified
Total 12/12 44 16 10 16 54 76

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[2]

Head coach: Enow Ngachu

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Annette Ngo Ndom (1985-06-02) 2 June 1985 (age 30) 40 0 Slovakia Union Nové Zámky
2 2DF Christine Manie (c) (1984-05-04) 4 May 1984 (age 31) 59 9 Romania CFF Olimpia Cluj
3 4FW Ajara Nchout (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 22) 39 2 United States Western New York Flash
4 2DF Yvonne Leuko (1991-11-20) 20 November 1991 (age 23) 23 0 France Arras FCF
5 2DF Augustine Ejangue (1989-01-19) 19 January 1989 (age 26) 56 0 Russia Energy Voronezh
6 4FW Francine Zouga (1987-11-09) 9 November 1987 (age 27) 52 5 Switzerland FF Chênois
7 4FW Gabrielle Onguene (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 26) 49 13 Cameroon Louves Minproff
8 3MF Raissa Feudjio (1995-10-29) 29 October 1995 (age 19) 40 1 Finland Merilappi United
9 4FW Madeleine Ngono (1983-10-16) 16 October 1983 (age 31) 72 38 France Claix Football
10 4FW Jeannette Yango (1993-06-12) 12 June 1993 (age 22) 31 1 France FF Auvergne
11 2DF Aurelle Awona (1993-02-02) 2 February 1993 (age 22) 2 0 France ASJ Soyaux
12 2DF Claudine Meffometou (1990-07-01) 1 July 1990 (age 25) 21 1 Russia Zvezda 2005 Perm
13 2DF Cathy Bou Ndjouh (1987-11-07) 7 November 1987 (age 27) 52 0 Belarus FC Minsk
14 3MF Ninon Abena (1994-09-05) 5 September 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
15 2DF Ysis Sonkeng (1989-09-20) 20 September 1989 (age 25) 42 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
16 1GK Thècle Mbororo (1989-09-24) 24 September 1989 (age 25) 5 0 Cameroon Panthère de Garoua
17 4FW Gaëlle Enganamouit (1992-06-09) 9 June 1992 (age 23) 39 2 Sweden Eskilstuna United
18 3MF Henriette Akaba (1992-06-07) 7 June 1992 (age 23) 31 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
19 3MF Agathe Ngani (1992-05-26) 26 May 1992 (age 23) 3 0 Cameroon Louves Minproff
20 3MF Genevieve Ngo (1993-03-10) 10 March 1993 (age 22) 6 0 Cameroon Caïman Douala
21 4FW Rose Bella (1994-05-05) 5 May 1994 (age 21) 7 0 Cameroon AS Police
22 2DF Rita Wanki Awachwi (1994-01-06) 6 January 1994 (age 21) 5 0 Cameroon Locomotive Yaoundé
23 1GK Flore Enyegue (1991-07-09) 9 July 1991 (age 23) 9 0 Cameroon AS Police

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cameroon qualifies to Olympics" (in French). fecafootonline.com. 22 October 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  2. ^ 2015 World cup roster

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