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Cameroon


Federation founded: 1962
FIFA member since: 1962
Confederation: CAF
Colours: Green, red and yellow
Nicknames: The Indomitable Lions
World Cups qualified for: 7 (of 20)
Best results: Quarterfinal 1990

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 23 W 4 D 7 L 12 GF 18 GA 43 Pts 19
Cameroon are 31st on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 First round 17 Squad Qualifiers
1986 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1990 Quarterfinal 7 Squad Qualifiers
1994 First round 22 Squad Qualifiers
1998 First round 25 Squad Qualifiers
2002 First round 20 Squad Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 First round 31 Squad Qualifiers
2014 First round 32 Squad Qualifiers
* Cameroon entered first time for the 1970 World Cup.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) 1990
Biggest win 2-1 vs Romania 1990
2-1 vs Colombia 1990
Biggest loss 1-6 vs Russia 1994
Most wins in a row 2
Most losses in a row 7
Longest unbeaten run 5
Longest run without win 8
Longest run qualifying 4 (1990-02)
Longest run not qualifying 3 (1970-78)
Penalty shoot-outs -
CMR vs Europe W1 - D5 - L8
CMR vs South America W2 - D2 - L2
CMR vs Asia W1 - D0 - L1
CMR vs N/C America W0 - D0 - L1

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Francois Omam-Biyick 11 1990-98
Roger Milla 10 1982-94
Rigobert Song 9 1994-10
Samuel Eto'o 8 1998-14
Raymond Kalla 8 1994-02
Louis M'fede 8 1990-94
Thomas N'kono 8 1982-90
Stephen Tataw 8 1990-94
Emmanuel Kunde 7 1982-90

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Roger Milla 5 1982-94
Samuel Eto'o 3 1998-14
Patrick M'boma 2 1998-02
Francois Omam-Biyick 2 1990-98


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1982 1R Peru D 0-0 1R Poland D 0-0 1R Italy D 1-1 1990 1R Argentina W 1-0 1R Romania W 2-1 1R Soviet Union L 0-4 2R Colombia [aet] W 2-1 QF England [aet] L 2-3 1994 1R Sweden D 2-2 1R Brazil L 0-3 1R Russia L 1-6 1998 1R Austria D 1-1 1R Italy L 0-3 1R Chile D 1-1 2002 1R Rep. of Ireland D 1-1 1R Saudi Arabia W 1-0 1R Germany L 0-2 2010 1R Japan L 0-1 1R Denmark L 1-2 1R Netherlands L 1-2 2014 1R Mexico L 0-1 1R Croatia L 0-4 1R Brazil L 1-4



 

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