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...
- Mandy Moore visits Cameroon to encourage foreign aid
- Cameroon Olympic team to train in Scotland prior to the London games
- More than half the candidates disqualified from Cameroon presidential election
- Cameroon Lion's captain meets with panel to discuss strike
- Cameroon government plans summit to address piracy issues