Cameroon women's national football team

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Cameroon
Association Fédération Camerounaise
de Football
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Sub-confederation UNIFFAC
(Central 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
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 46 Increase2.svg 3 (7 December 2018) [1]
Highest43 (July 2015)
Lowest89 (March 2007)
First international
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 2–0 Cameroon  Flag of Cameroon.svg
(Lagos, Nigeria; June 15, 1991)
Biggest win
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 6–0 Ecuador  Flag of Ecuador.svg
(Vancouver, Canada; June 8, 2015)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 6–0 Cameroon  Flag of Cameroon.svg
(Kaduna, Nigeria; October 27, 1998)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2015 )
Best resultRound of 16 (2015)
Africa Women Cup of Nations
Appearances12 (first in 1991 )
Best resultRunners-up (1991, 2004, 2014, 2016)

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, 2014, and 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations, participated in the 2012 Olympic Games and have competed in their first ever FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015.

Cameroon Republic in West Africa

Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight of Biafra, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Although Cameroon is not an ECOWAS member state, it geographically and historically is in West Africa with the Southern Cameroons which now form her Northwest and Southwest Regions having a strong West African history. The country is sometimes identified as West African and other times as Central African due to its strategic position at the crossroads between West and Central Africa.

Cameroonian Football Federation sports governing body

The Cameroonian Football Federation is the governing body of football in Cameroon. It is known as FECAFOOT. The acting President of FECAFOOT is Seydou Mbombouo Njoya elected in December 2018

The 1991 Women's African Football Championship was the first staging of the CAF Women's Championship, the women's football championship in Africa (CAF). It determined the CAF's single qualifier for the FIFA Women's World Cup 1991. Nigeria won the tournament, defeating Cameroon in the final.

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Tournament record

World Cup

YearResultPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Did Not Qualify
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Withdrew in Qualification
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Did Not Qualify
Flag of the United States.svg 2003
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007
Flag of Germany.svg 2011
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Round of 1611th420294
Flag of France.svg 2019 Qualified
Total2/8-420294
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Olympics

For 2012 Cameroon qualified for the first time to the Olympics. [2]

YearResultMatchesWinsDrawsLossesGFGA
Flag of the United States.svg 1996 Withdrew in Qualification
Flag of Australia.svg 2000 Did Not Qualify
Flag of Greece.svg 2004
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2008
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 Group Stage3003111
Flag of Brazil.svg 2016 Did Not Qualify
Flag of Japan.svg 2020 To Be Determined
Total1/63003111

Africa Women Cup of Nations

Africa Women Cup of Nations
YearRoundGPWDLGSGA
1991 Runners-Up200206
1995 Withdrew In Quarterfinals
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1998 Fourth Place4202713
Flag of South Africa.svg 2000 Group Stage310246
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2002 Third Place522175
Flag of South Africa.svg 2004 Runners-Up5131810
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2006 Fourth Place5122610
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2008 Fourth Place521246
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 Fourth Place5212711
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2012 Third Place521265
Flag of Namibia.svg 2014 Runners-Up530254
Flag of Cameroon.svg 2016 Runners-Up540161
Flag of Ghana.svg 2018 Third Place5320104
Total14/14542312197081

All African Games

Football at the African Games
YearRoundGPWDLGSGA
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2003 -521275
Flag of Algeria.svg 2007 -000000
Flag of Mozambique.svg 2011 -440070
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg 2015 -412144
Total4/413733189

Current squad

Squad for the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations. [3]

2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations Womens soccer tournament

The 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations, officially known as the Total Women's Africa Cup Of Nations, Ghana 2018, was the 11th edition of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, the biennial international football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the women's national teams of Africa. The tournament was held in Ghana, from 17 November to 1 December 2018.

Head coach: Joseph Ndoko

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)Club
11 GK Annette Ngo Ndom (1985-06-02) 2 June 1985 (age 33) Flag of Cameroon.svg Amazone FAP
161 GK Diane Ndeme (1990-06-09) 9 June 1990 (age 28) Flag of Cameroon.svg Caïman Douala
211 GK Marthe Ongmahan (1992-06-12) 12 June 1992 (age 26) Flag of Cameroon.svg AWA FC

22 DF Christine Manie (1984-05-04) 4 May 1984 (age 34) Flag of France.svg AS Nancy
42 DF Yvonne Leuko (1991-11-20) 20 November 1991 (age 27) Flag of France.svg Strasbourg
52 DF Augustine Ejangue (1989-01-19) 19 January 1989 (age 30) Flag of Spain.svg Santa Teresa
112 DF Aurelle Awona (1993-02-02) 2 February 1993 (age 25) Flag of France.svg Dijon FCO
122 DF Claudine Meffometou (1990-07-01) 1 July 1990 (age 28) Flag of France.svg Guingamp

63 MF Francine Zouga (1987-11-09) 9 November 1987 (age 31) Flag of France.svg AS Nancy
83 MF Raissa Feudjio (1995-10-29) 29 October 1995 (age 23) Flag of Finland.svg Åland United
103 MF Jeannette Yango (1993-06-12) 12 June 1993 (age 25) Flag of France.svg US Saint-Malo
133 MF Charlène Menene (1998-11-19) 19 November 1998 (age 20) Flag of Cameroon.svg Louves Miniproff  [ de ]
143 MF Ninon Abena (1994-09-05) 5 September 1994 (age 24) Flag of Cameroon.svg Louves Miniproff  [ de ]
193 MF Marlyse Ngo Ndoumbouk (1985-01-03) 3 January 1985 (age 34) Flag of France.svg AS Nancy
203 MF Genevieve Ngo (1993-03-10) 10 March 1993 (age 25) Flag of Spain.svg Recreativo de Huelva

34 FW Ajara Nchout (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 26) Flag of Norway.svg Vålerenga
74 FW Gabrielle Onguéné (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 29) Flag of Russia.svg ZFK CSKA Moscow
94 FW Madeleine Ngono Mani (1983-10-16) 16 October 1983 (age 35) Flag of France.svg Albi Crois de Savoie
154 FW Michaela Abam (1997-06-12) 12 June 1997 (age 21) Flag of France.svg Paris FC
174 FW Gaëlle Enganamouit (1992-06-09) 9 June 1992 (age 26) Flag of Norway.svg Avaldsnes IL
184 FW Henriette Akaba (1992-06-07) 7 June 1992 (age 26) Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş

Overall competition record

CompetitionStageResultOpponentPositionScorers
1991 African Championship QuarterfinalsWalkover Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Congo
SemifinalsWalkover Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg Zambia
Final0–2 0–4 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
1995 African Championship QuarterfinalsWithdrew Flag of Angola.svg Angola
1998 African Championship qualification Walkover Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone
Flag of Nigeria.svg 1998 African Championship
First stage
3–2
1–3
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Semifinals0–6 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
3rd place3–3 (PSO: 1–3) Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg (1997-2003).svg Congo DR
2000 African Championship qualification 3–0 w/o Flag of Gabon.svg Gabon
Flag of South Africa.svg 2000 African Championship

First stage

4–1
0–2
0–3
Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
3 / 4 Abbe, Anong, Anounga, Njolle

2002 African Championship qualification Second round0–0 4–0 Flag of Gabon.svg Gabon
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2002 African Championship

First stage

1–2
0–0
1–0
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
Flag of Angola.svg Angola
2 / 4 Anounga

Ngono
Semifinals2–3 Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana Pokam, Belemgoto
3rd place3–0 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2003 African Games

First stage

3–0
0–1
1–1
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg Ethiopia
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe
2 / 4 Bella, Mekongo

Ngono
Semifinals1–3 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
3rd place1–0 Flag of Mali.svg Mali
2004 African Championship qualification Second round0–0 2–0 Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Congo Mbida, Ngo
Flag of South Africa.svg 2004 African Championship

First stage

2–2
2–2
3–1
Flag of Mali.svg Mali
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria
2 / 4 Mbida, Mete
Bella, Mekongo
Mbida 2, Mekongo
Semifinals1–0 (AET) Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana Bella
Final0–5 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
2006 African Championship qualification Second round4–0 5–0 Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya
Flag of Nigeria.svg 2006 African Championship

First stage

1–1
1–2
2–0
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg (2003-2006).svg Congo DR
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Flag of Mali.svg Mali
2 / 4 Ngono
Bella
Bekombo, Ngo
Semifinals0–5 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
3rd place2–2 (PSO: 4–5) Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
2007 African Games qualification Withdrew Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo DR
2008 African Championship qualification Second round3–0 2–1 Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2008 African Championship

First stage

0–1
2–1
1–0
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea
Flag of Mali.svg Mali
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo DR
2 / 4
Bekombo, Ngo
Ngono
Semifinals0–3 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
3rd place1–1 (PSO: 3–4) Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria OngueneSoccerball shad check.svg 1 Ngo, 2 Manie, 4 Onguene Soccerball shade cross.svg 3 Bella, 5 Mbida
2010 African Championship qualification Second round2–0 3–0 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo DR Ngono 2, Bella, Enganamouit, Onguene
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 African Championship

First stage

2–2
2–1
2–1
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria
2 / 4 Manie, Ngono
Manie, Ngo
Onguene, Ejangue
Semifinals1–5 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria Ngock
3rd place0–2 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Flag of Mozambique.svg 2011 African Games

First stage

1–0
3–0
Walkover
Flag of Mozambique.svg Mozambique
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria
Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea
1 / 3 Zouga
Beyene, Iven, Manie
Semifinals2–0 Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa Enganamouit, Onguene
Final1–0 Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana Ngono
2012 Summer Olympics qualification Second round5–0 1–0 Flag of Mali.svg Mali Bella, Manie, Nkout, Onguene, Zouga, ?
Third round0–0 0–2 1 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea
Fourth round1–2 2–1 (PSO: 4–3) Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria Manie, Zouga + 1 o.g.
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 2012 Summer Olympics

First stage

0–5
0–3
1–3
Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
4 / 4

Onguene
2012 African Championship qualification Second round1–1 1–1 (PSO: 10–9) Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana Iven, Manie
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg 2012 African Championship

First stage

1–2
4–1
0–0
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg Ivory Coast
Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia
2 / 4 Manie
Iven 2, Onguene, Zouga
Semifinals0–2 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea
3rd place1–0 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria Enganamouit
2014 African Women's Championship qualification Second round1–1 2–1 Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal Sylla, Zouga
Flag of France.svg 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand

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

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