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List of famous athletes from Cameroon, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Cameroon has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Cameroonian athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Cameroon and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Cameroon then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Items on this list include Daniel Moncharé and Eugène N'Jo Léa.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Cameroonian athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Cameroon?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Cameroon in order to get more information about each one.

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Sokoudjou is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Soukoudjou is an actor.

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Franck Songo'o is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Portland Timbers Franck Steve Songo'o is a Cameroonian footballer. His senior career has been spent primarily in the English and Spanish football league systems, and has also been capped for the Cameroon ...more

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Samuel Eto'o is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
FC Barcelona Samuel Eto'o Fils is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a striker for Sampdoria and formerly for the Cameroon national team. He is the most decorated African player of all time having won the ...more

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Idriss Carlos Kameni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Cameroon national football team Idriss Carlos Kameni is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Málaga CF as a goalkeeper. He spent the vast majority of his career in Spain, mainly with ...more

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Françoise Mbango Etone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Françoise Mbango Etone is a Cameroonian-born female track and field athlete. She has competed internationally for France since 2010. While competing for Cameroon, Etone was a gold ...more

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Romarin Billong is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Aimé-Romarin Billong is a former Cameroonian football player. He played for the Cameroon national football team and a few clubs in France. In October 1999 he signed for Premier League ...more

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Stéphane Mbia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Cameroon national football team Stéphane Mbia Etoundi is a Cameroonian footballer who plays for Spanish club Sevilla FC and the Cameroon national team as a defensive midfielder. He has represented Cameroon on almost 50 ...more

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Alex Song is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Arsenal F.C. Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong, better known as Alex Song, is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for English club West Ham United, on loan from Spanish club FC Barcelona, and ...more

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Lauren Etame Mayer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Portsmouth F.C. Laureano Bisan Etamé-Mayer, commonly known as Lauren, is a retired Cameroonian footballer of Equatoguinean origin, who formerly played for the Cameroonian national team. As an Arsenal ...more

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Georges Mandjeck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
1. FC Kaiserslautern Georges Constant Mandjeck is a Cameroonian football midfielder who plays for Turkish club Kayseri Erciyesspor in Spor Toto Süper Lig.

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Landry N'Guémo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Cameroon national football team Landry Joel Tsafack N'Guémo is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Saint-Étienne.

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André Bikey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Burnley F.C. André Stéphane Bikey-Amougou is a Cameroonian footballer, who plays for Charlton Athletic. He can play in the centre of defence or at right back. He began his career in Spain at ...more

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Benoît Assou-Ekotto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Benoît Pierre David Assou-Ekotto is a professional footballer who is currently without a club. He most recently played for English club Tottenham Hotspur before they terminated his ...more

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Jean-Alain Boumsong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Olympique Lyonnais Jean-Alain Boumsong-Somkong is a French football defender, a France national team former player. He is known for his physical strength, pace and reading of the game.

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Pierre Womé is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
SV Werder Bremen Pierre Nlend Womé is a Cameroonian football defender who currently plays for Canon Yaoundé. A journeyman, Womé is a versatile and skillful left wingback who has played for ...more

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Apoula Edel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Paris Saint-Germain FC Apoula Edima Edel Bete is a Cameroonian born-Armenian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Atlético de Kolkata in the Indian Super League.

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Joseph-Désiré Job is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Lierse S.K. Joseph-Désiré Job is a former French-born Cameroonian football striker. He also played for the Cameroon national team. After starting his career in France, Job moved to English ...more

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Valéry Mézague is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
FC Sochaux-Montbéliard Válery Mézague was a Cameroonian footballer. He was a midfielder and last played for Sporting Toulon Var. A French-born player, Mézague represented Cameroon at international ...more

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José Bokung is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Renacimiento FC José Bokung Alogo, also known as Colin, is an Equatoguinean amateur football defender. He currently plays for Deportivo Mongomo in the Equatoguinean Premier League.

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Aurélien Chedjou is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Lille OSC Aurélien Bayard Chedjou Fongang is a Cameroonian football defender who plays for Turkish club Galatasaray and Cameroonian national team.

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Albert Baning is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Grenoble Foot 38 Albert Legrand Baning is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Sedan. Baning previously played in countries like China, Switzerland, France, Israel and Bulgaria.

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Alain Junior Ollé Ollé is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Alain Junior Ollé Ollé is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for Byåsen Toppfotball in Norway as a midfielder. In october 2012,it was notify that Alain junior ...more

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Nicolas N'Koulou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Cameroon national football team Nicolas Alexis Julio N'Koulou N'Doubena, commonly referred to as Nicolas N'Koulou, is a Cameroonian footballer currently playing for Marseille

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Sakio Bika is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Sakio Bika Sakio "The Scorpion" Bika, is an African Australian professional boxer in the super middleweight division. He is the former WBC & former IBO super middleweight champion. He is also ...more

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Sébastien Siani is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
R.S.C. Anderlecht Sébastien Siani is a Senegalese born Cameroonian footballer who currently plays for K.V. Oostende in Belgian Second Division.

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Jean-Joël Perrier-Doumbé is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Jean-Joël Perrier-Doumbé Toulouse FC Jean-Joël Perrier-Doumbé is a French-born Cameroonian former footballer.

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Delphine Atangana is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Delphine Atangana Delphine Bertille Atangana is a Cameroonian sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres. At the 2006 Commonwealth Games she won the bronze medal in the 100 metres and finished seventh in the 200 ...more

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Moussoro Kabirou is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Kabirou Moussoro Moubang is a former Cameroon-born, Beninese football player.

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Richard Osei is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Richard Osei Durham City A.F.C. Richard Opoku Osei is a Ghanaian footballer who is currently playing for Durham City A.F.C..

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Alexis Enam is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Club Africain Alexis Enam Mendomo is a Cameroonian football midfielder currently playing for Al Raed.

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Geremi Njitap is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Newcastle United F.C. Geremi Sorele Njitap Fotso, known simply as Geremi, is a Cameroonian former footballer. He was a versatile player able to play at right back, right midfield or center back, known for his power, ...more

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Serge Branco is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
MSV Duisburg Serge Branco is a Cameroonian footballer.

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Amour Patrick Tignyemb is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Cotonsport Garoua Amour Patrick Tignyemb is a Cameroonian goalkeeper who currently plays for Bloemfontein Celtic in the South African Premier Soccer League.

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Christian Bekamenga is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Skoda Xanthi Christian Bekamenga, is a Cameroonian international footballer who plays as a central striker. He is a striker, renowned for his heading prowess. His swift and speedy skills are an advantage.

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Joslain Mayebi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Dinamo Bucureşti Joslain Leon Mayebi is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Kidderminster Harriers .

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Issa-Aimé Nthépé is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Issa-Aimé Nthépé Issa-Aimé Nthépé is a French sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. He switched nationality from his birth country Cameroon in 1999. At the 2002 European Championships ...more

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Gustave Bebbe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Istanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor Gustave Anicet Bebbe Mbangue is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for Sông Lam Nghệ An in the Vietnamese V-League. He is a winger, but also plays at forward. He also has ...more

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Sylvie Mballa Éloundou is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Sylvie Mballa Éloundou Sylvie Florence Mballa Éloundou is a French-Cameroonian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. A native of Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, Sylvie Mballa Éloundou ...more

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François Omam-Biyik is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
François Omam-Biyik François Omam-Biyik is a former football player from Cameroon. He also has French nationality. He was one of the most important players of the Cameroonian national team in the nineties, ...more

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Andé Dona Ndoh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Andé Dona Ndoh Le Havre AC Andé Dona Ndoh is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays as a striker for Chamois Niortais.

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Modeste M'bami is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Portsmouth F.C. Modeste M'bami is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays for French club Le Havre.

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Carole Kaboud Mebam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Carole Kaboud Mebam Carole Madeleine Kaboud Mebam is a Cameroonian athlete who specializes in the 100 and 400 metres hurdles.

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Herman Ngoudjo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Herman Ngoudjo is a Cameroonian-Canadian Professional boxer and former Olympic boxer, losing his opening round match against Talaybek Kadyraliev in the 54kg weight class at 2000 Summer Olympics. ...more

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Luc Mbah a Moute is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Los Angeles Clippers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (born 9 September 1986) is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mbah a Moute also ...more

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Thomas Job is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Thomas Job Ascoli Calcio 1898 Thomas Hervè Job-Iyock is a Cameroonian footballer

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Patrick M'Boma is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Henri Patrick M'Boma Dem is a former Cameroonian football striker and the former all-time top goal-scorer for the Cameroonian national team.

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Bondoa Adiaba is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda Clovis Guy Adiaba Bondoa is a Cameroonian football defender.

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Nicolas Alnoudji is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Pandurii Târgu-Jiu Nicolas Alnoudji is a Cameroonian football player who currently plays for Cotonsport Garoua.

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Serge N'Gal is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
Gimnàstic de Tarragona Serge Charles N'Gal is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a forward.

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Daniel Bekono is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Cameroon
PFC CSKA Sofia Daniel N'Dene Bekono is a Cameroonian footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for CSKA Sofia in the Bulgarian A Professional Football Group.