Cameroon finally recruits pro-striker David Ngog for national team
March 14, 2012
After years of invitations to join the Cameroon national football team, the Indomitable Lions, professional athlete David Ngog finally agreed to sign on to the team. Xinhua reports Ngog, whose father is from Cameroon and his mother is from France, spent his time in the junior leagues playing in France, and is currently on the team roster for England's Bolton Wanderers.
"David Ngog finally accepted our offer over the weekend following persistent persuasion from national coach Denis Lavagne," Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) spokesman Junior Binyam told Xinhua earlier this week. "As I am talking to you now, we have already started making arrangements for him to obtain a Cameroon passport and we hope and pray that France, for which he played as a youth, will not stand in our way."
Star Africa reports that Fecafoot officials will soon travel to England to hand-deliver Ngog's Cameroonian passport. Should everything haappen in a timely manner, there's no reason Ngog will be unable to play in the next Africa Nations Cup qualifying game as well as the 2014 World Cup preliminaries.
Football fans can make calls to Cameroon to task their friends for more details on the Lions' latest player and upcoming games.
You Might Also Like...
- Blind fashion designer from Cameroon has vision
- Cameroon football player Samuel Eto'o becomes highest paid in the world
- Bebe Zahara Benet, Camaroon's premiere drag queen, talks about her projects and family
- Oroko communities in Cameroon celebrate the holidays their own way
- Mandy Moore visits Cameroon to encourage foreign aid