Grégoire M'Bida

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Grégoire M'Bida
Personal information
Full name Grégoire M'Bida Abéga
Date of birth (1952-01-27) 27 January 1952 (age 65)
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–1974 Réal d’Éssé
1974–1975 Canon Yaoundé
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1982 Canon Yaoundé (–)
1982–1984 Bastia 59 (3)
1984–1985 Angers 31 (9)
1985–1986 Dunkerque 19 (1)
1986–1987 Evian Thonon Gaillard 14 (2)
1987–1989 Sedan Ardennes (–)
National team
1978–1989 Cameroon 32 (–)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Grégoire M'Bida Abéga nicknamed Arantes (born 27 January 1952 in Yaoundé) is a retired Cameroonian professional footballer. He competed for the Cameroon national football team at the 1982 FIFA World Cup. He played all minutes for Cameroon in the 1982 FIFA World Cup and also scored the only goal for Cameroon in the competition. The goal was scored 63 minutes into the match against Italy, only one minute after Francesco Graziani had scored for Italy. The game ended in a draw, 1 - 1.


M'Bida played for Canon Yaoundé (1975-1982), SC Bastia (1982–1984), Angers SCO (1984–1985), USL Dunkerque (1985–1986), Thonon-les-Bains (1986–1987) and CS Sedan Ardennes (1987–1989).

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Barreaud, Marc (1998). Dictionnaire des footballeurs étrangers du championnat professionnel français (1932-1997). L'Harmattan, Paris. ISBN 2-7384-6608-7. 

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