January 19, 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup teams: Cameroon (CAF), prominent players in 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying (theoretical best XI for Cameroon, with 2 other player-options listed).

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Cameroon national team. CAF (Africa). Nickname: les Lions Indomptables (the Indomitable Lions). Home jersey: dark green, with gold and red trim.
-Cameroon is in Group A (with Brazil, Croatia, and Mexico). ‘2014 FIFA World Cup/Group A‘ (

FIFA World Cup qualification: 2014 is Cameroon’s 7th qualification out of 10 tries [note: Cameroon's first attempt at qualifying for the World Cup was in 1966, but they withdrew during the qualifications; then for the next 3 World Cups - 1970, 1974, 1978 - they did not enter].

Cameroon has qualified for the World Cup in: 1982, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010, 2014.
Previous WC Q: 2010, Group Stage / 0-0-3.
Highest WC finish: 1990, Quarterfinals / 3-0-2.

Population of Cameroon: 20.5 million {2013 estimate}. Capital (and second largest city): Yaoundé, pop. 2.40 million. Largest city: Doula, pop. 2.44 million (metro areas) {2012 estimates}.

Coach of Cameroon, Volker Finke. Volker Finke.
Captain of Cameroon, Samuel Eto’o. Samuel Eto’o.

Below: Theoretical Best XI for Cameroon (with 2 other player-options further below) -

Photo and Image credits above -
Map of Cameroon on globe, by MSClaudiu at ‘File:Cameroon (orthographic projection).svg‘ (
Map of Cameroon by NordNordWest at ‘File:Cameroon location map.svg‘ (
Cameroon home jersey badge and Cameroon home jersey, photos from
Volker Finke, photo from
Charles Itandje (Konyaspor), photo by Ultaslansi at
Dany Nounkeu (Galatasaray), photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images Europe via
Aurélien Chedjou (Galatasaray), photo by Ultaslansi at
Nicolas N’Koulou (Marseille), photo from
Benoît Assou-Ekotto (Tottenham/ QPR), photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe via
Stéphane Mbia (QPR/ Sevilla), photo by Action Images via
Jean Makoun (Rennes), photo from
Alex Song (Barcelona), photo by Getty Images/Getty Images AsiaPac via
Benjamin Moukandjo (AS Nancy), photo by Getty Images via
Samuel Eto’o (Chelsea), photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Europe via
Pierre Webó (Fenerbahçe), photo from
Other player-options,
Joël Matip DF (FC Schalke 04), photo from
Eyong Enoh MF (Ajax/ Antalyaspor), photo from

Thanks to the contributors at ‘2014 FIFA World Cup qualification‘ (
Thanks to the contributors at ‘Cameroon national football team‘ (
Thanks to, for player-position details.

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