The “Indomitable Lions”, who will start the World Cup in Qatar against Switzerland on November 24, can count on the striker in great shape at the moment, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, who has scored nine times in his last eight matches with his club, Bayern Munich.
Men of Rigobert Song will challenge Serbia (November 28) and conclude the group stage with a match against group favorites Brazil (December 2). Quarter-finalist at the 1990 World Cup, Cameroon is taking part in this competition for the eighth time.
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Avec Aboubakar et Onana mais sans Ngadeu
André-Frank Zambo Anguissa will be among the leaders of the Cameroon team. The 26-year-old midfielder is having one of the best starts to the season of his career with the irresistible Napoli, leaders of the Italian league and who finished top of their group in Champions League, ahead of Liverpool.
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Unsurprisingly, Rigobert Song has also renewed the team’s executives, like captain Vincent Aboubakar, Inter Milan goalkeeper André Onana and Lyonnais Karl Toko-Ekambi, who had qualified Cameroon for the World Cup in the last minute of his play-off against Algeria.
The Cameroonian coach has however decided to do without one of the architects of Cameroon’s victory at the 2017 African Cup of Nations, the defender of the Belgian club La Gantoise Michael Ngadeu, 31 ans.