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Cameroon celebrates being crowned Champions during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Afcon Final match between Egypt and Cameroon at the Libreville in Gabon on 05 February 2017 ©Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

CAMEROON – The Hosts’ High Hopes

Report by CAF

Five-time Champions Cameroon are looking for new glory when they enter the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021 as hosts.

Nickname: Indomitable Lions

Participation No. 20

Records: Champions (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)

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Qualifiers: (Though Cameroon had automatic qualification for the tournament being the host, they participated in the qualifiers).

Cameroon 0-0 Cape Verde

Rwanda 0-1 Cameroon

Cameroon 4-1 Mozambique

Mozambique 0-2 Cameroon

Cape Verde 3-1 Cameroon

Cameroon 0-0 Rwanda

Antonio Conceicao da Silva Oliveira, head coach of Cameroon

Coach: António “Toni” Conceiçao

Country: Portugal

Date of Birth: 06.12.1961

“I believe we have to think positively. We need to work hard and be up to our responsibility to bring back the good days of Cameroonian football.

Squad

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Players to watch:

Zambo Anguissa (26) Midfielder, Napoli (Italy)

Vincent Aboubakar (29) Forward, Al-Nassr (Saudi Arabia)

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (32) Forward, Bayern Munich (Germany)

 

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