2014 FIFA World Cup Team Profiles: Cameroon

Cameroon, nicknamed the Indomitable Lions, has played 6 World Cups till 2010 FIFA World Cup. 1990 Football World Cup was their best as they became the first African country to reach the quarterfinal. Overall they have played 20 matches so far at World Cup, won 4, lost 9 and drew 7 matches. Their biggest win has come in 1990 against Argentina, who were the defending champions. M’Bida is their first goal scorer, while Milla is the highest goal scorer, and Russia is their scariest opposition. Check their performances in every edition, performances against every nation, and their goal scorers.

2014 Football World Cup: Schedule in Indian Standard Time
Team Profiles: Brazil, Colombia, Greece

Achievements

    First African nation to reach quarterfinal stage of Football World Cup.
    7 entries to World Cup (including 2014) is the maximum by any African country.

Performance in Every Edition
World Cup Performances By Editions

Year Played Won Lost Drew
1982 3 0 0 0
1990 5 3 3 2
1994 3 0 2 1
1998 3 0 1 2
2002 3 1 1 1
2010 3 0 3 0
6 20 4 9 7

Overall Results by Edition
1982: 1st Round

    Drew Peru 0-0
    Drew Poland 0-0
    Drew Italy 1-1

1990: QF

    1st Round: Def Argentina 1-0
    Def Romania 2-1
    Lost to Soviet Union 4-0
    Round of 16: Def Colombia 2-1 (Extra Time)
    QF: Lost to England 3-2 (Extra Time)

1994: 1st Round

    Drew Sweden 2-2
    Lost to Brazil 0-3
    Lost to Russia 1-6

1998: 1st Round

    Drew Austria 1-1
    Lost to Italy 0-3
    Drew Chile 1-1

2002: 1st Round

    Drew Ireland 1-1
    Def Saudi Arabia 1-0
    Lost to Germany 2-0

2010: 1st Round

    Lost to Japan 1-0
    Lost to Denmark 2-1
    Lost to Netherlands 2-1

Top Scorers

    5: Milla (1990, 1994)
    3: Eto’o (2002, 2010)
    2: Omam-Biyik (1990, 1994), M’Boma (1998, 2002)
    1: M’Bida (1982), Kunde (1990), Ekeke (1990), Embe (1994), Njanka (1998)

World Cup Records By Editions
GS= Goals Scored, GC= Goals Conceded

Year Played Rank GS GC
1982 3 17th 1 1
1990 5 QF (7th) 7 9
1994 3 22nd 3 11
1998 3 25th 2 5
2002 3 20th 2 3
2010 3 31st 2 5
6 20 QF 17 34

Opponents and Results
W= Won, L= Lost, D= Draw, GS= Goals Scored, GC = Goals Conceded

Countries Edition Match W/L/D Gs GC
Argentina 1990 1 1/0/0 1 0
Austria 1998 1 0/0/1 1 1
Brazil 1994 1 0/1/0 0 3
Chile 1998 1 0/0/1 1 1
Colombia 1990 1 1/0/0 2 1
Denmark 2010 1 0/1/0 1 2
England 1990 1 0/1/0 2 3
Germany 2002 1 0/1/0 0 2
Ireland 2002 1 0/0/1 1 1
Italy 1982, 1998 2 0/1/1 1 4
Japan 2010 1 0/1/0 0 1
Netherlands 2010 1 0/1/0 1 2
Peru 1982 1 0/0/1 0 0
Poland 1982 1 0/0/1 0 0
Romania 1990 1 1/0/0 2 1
Saudi Arabia 2002 1 1/0/0 1 0
Sweden 1994 1 0/0/1 2 2
Russia 1990, 1994 2 0/2/0 1 10
18 6 20 4/9/7 17 34

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