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Famous Soccer Players from Cameroon

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List of the best soccer players from Cameroon. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Cameroon, along with photos when available. This list of best Cameroonian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Cameroonian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Cameroonian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Cameroonian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Cameroon in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Cameroonian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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  • 1
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Achille Emaná Edzimbi (born 5 June 1982), known as Emaná, is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Badalona as an attacking midfielder. He spent most of his professional  ...more
  • 2
    Forward

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Alain Michel Ekwe (born 20 March 1982 in Douala) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a forward. He also has Portuguese nationality, due to the many years spent in the country. Ekwe played  ...more
  • 3
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Alain N'Kong (born 6 April 1979 in Yaoundé) is a Cameroonian football who plays as a midfielder for Persepam Madura United.  ...more
  • 4
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Albert Legrand Baning (born 19 March 1985) is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for FC Gueugnon. Baning previously played in countries like China, Switzerland, France,  ...more
  • 5

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Albert Meyong Zé (born 19 October 1980), known as Meyong, is a Cameroonian former footballer who played as a striker. He spent most of his professional career in Portugal, amassing Primeira Liga  ...more
  • 6
    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong (born 9 September 1987), better known as Alex Song, is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays for Swiss side Sion as a central or defensive midfielder. He can  ...more
  • 7
    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Alioum Boukar (born January 3, 1972) is a former Cameroonian football goalkeeper, who played for several clubs, including Canon Yaoundé, Samsunspor and Istanbulspor, both in Turkey. He played for  ...more
  • 8
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceMaroua, Diamaré, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Alioum Saidou (born 19 February 1978) is a retired Cameroonian football defensive midfielder. He plays international football for the Cameroon national team, with whom he played in the 2006 African  ...more
  • 9
    Forward

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Aloys Bertrand Nong (born 16 October 1983 in Douala) is a Cameroonian footballer.  ...more
  • 10

    BirthplaceKadey, Batouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Alphonse Marie Tchami Djomaha (born 14 September 1971) is a retired Cameroonian footballer who played as a striker. At international level, he represented Cameroon at the 1994 and 1998 FIFA World  ...more
  • 11

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Amour Patrick Tignyemb (born June 14, 1985 in Douala) is a Cameroonian goalkeeper who currently plays for Chippa United in the South African Premier Soccer League.  ...more
  • 12
    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    André Stéphane Bikey-Amougou (born 8 January 1985) is a Cameroonian footballer. Primarily a defender, he can also play in midfield, and is known for his physical presence. He is generally known by  ...more
  • 13
    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityArmenia, Cameroon

    Apoula Edima Bete Edel (Armenian: Ապուլա Էդիմա Էդել Բետե; born 17 June 1986) is a Cameroonian born-Armenian former professional footballer.  ...more
  • 14
    Defender

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Armand Deumi Tchani (born 12 March 1979) is a former Cameroonian footballer who played as a defender. He is also a Cameroon international and currently has 4 caps for his national side.  ...more
  • 15

    BirthplaceCameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Armel Tchakounté Njonga (born December 22, 1988) is a retired Cameroonian professional footballer who most notably played for Queens Park Rangers following a transfer from non-league club Carshalton  ...more
  • 16
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Arnaud Monkam Nguekam (born February 22, 1986) is a Cameroonian footballer who currently plays for Congo Premier League side AC Léopards.  ...more
  • 17
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Arnaud Sutchuin-Djoum (born 2 May 1989), also known as Arnaud Djoum or Arnaud Sutchuin, is a Cameroonian footballer who plays for Al-Raed. He has previously played for Belgian clubs Brussels and  ...more
  • 18
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceBangangté, Ndé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Augustine Simo (born 18 September 1978) is a retired Cameroonian footballer who played as midfielder. He played for several clubs in Europe, including AS Saint-Étienne in France and AC Lugano,  ...more
  • 19

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Bassey William Andem (born 14 June 1968) is a Cameroonian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper. In spite of a very large frame he was known for his above-average reflexes, and spent most of  ...more
  • 20

    BirthplaceGaroua, Bénoué, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Benoît Christian Angbwa Osso Emeyang (born 1 January 1982) is a former Cameroonian footballer. He normally played as a defender in a right back position, but could also play on the right side of  ...more
  • 21

    BirthplaceArras, France

    NationalityFrance,Cameroon

    Benoît Pierre David Assou-Ekotto (born 24 March 1984) is a professional footballer who plays as a left back. Assou-Ekotto began his career at Lens and in 2006 was signed by Tottenham Hotspur. He  ...more
  • 22

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Berlin Ndebe-Nlome is a Cameroonian footballer. He played three matches in the Primeira Liga of Portugal for P. Ferreira in 2010. He currently plays for Chachoengsao Hi-Tek in the Thai League 3.  ...more
  • 23

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Bernard Samuel Tchoutang (born 2 September 1976) is a retired Cameroonian football player who played as a striker. He was part of the victorious Cameroonian 2000 African Nations Cup team. He also  ...more
  • 24

    BirthplaceBafoussam, Mifi, Cameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Bertin Tomou Bayard (born August 8, 1978 in Bafoussam) is a former Cameroonian former football (soccer) striker. He had represented Cameroon national football team.  ...more
  • 25

    BirthplaceCameroon

    NationalityCameroon

    Bertrand Ngapounou (born 20 November 1982) is a Cameroonian former football defender.   ...more