African champions name squad ahead of international duty

  • Cameroon face Morocco in the first game of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers
  • They will also play as Africa’s representatives at the FIFA Confederation Cup in Russia 
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Cameroon coach Hugo Broos lifted high after winning AFCON 2017

Ahead of a busy June for the Africa Champions, Cameroon, Coach Hugo Broos has named his squad.

The Belgian has picked a 30-man squad for the opening round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers match against Morocco and the FIFA Confederation Cup due in Russia ahead of the 2018 World Cup finals.

Dominated by known faces and most of the AFCON winners early this year, Broos has given opportunity to over seven debutants as well.

Among them are midfielder Petrus Boumal of CSKA Sofia in Bulgaria, defender Jean Charles Castelleto who plies his trade in France plus striker Jean Pierre Nsame of Swiss side, Servette.

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana, who snubbed the Indomitable Lions for the Gabon tournament returns to the team that also has first choice goalie, Fabrice Ondoa.

Cameroon squad:

Goalkeepers: Fabrice Ondoa (FC Seville, Spain), Andrew Onana (Ajax Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Georges Bokwe (Mjondalen, Norway), Jules Goda (Ajaccio, France)

Defenders: Ernest Mabouka (MSK Zilina, Slovakia), Collins Fai (Standard Liege, Belgium), Michael Ngadeu (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic), Adolphe Teikeu (Sochaux, France), Mohammed Djettei (Tarragona, Spain), Ambroise Oyongo (Montreal Impact, Canada), Jonathan Ngwem (Sambizanga, Angola), Jerome Guihoata (Panionios, Greece), Jean Louis Castelletto (Red Star, France), Lucien Owona (Alcorcon, Spain)

Midfielders: Sebastien Siani (Ostende, Belgium), Arnaud Djoum (Hearts, Scotland), Georges Mandjeck (FC Metz, France), Zambo Anguissa (Marseille, France), Frank Boya (1860 Munich, Germany), Petrus Boumal (CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria)

Forwards: Christian Bassogog (Henan Jianye, China), Karl Toko (Angers CSO, France), Olivier Boumal (Panathinaikos, Greece), Jacques Zoua (FC Kaiserslautern, Germany), Vincent Aboubakar (Besiktas, Turkey), Benjamin Moukandjo (Lorient, France), Robert Tambe Ndip (Spartak Trnava, Slovakia), Nicolas Ngamaleu (Rheindof, Austria), Jean Pierre Nsame (Servette, Switzerland), Edgard Salli (Nuremberg, Germany)