Famous Cameroonian Sportspersons

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Francis Ngannou
(Cameroonian-French Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Francis Ngannou
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Birthdate: September 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Batié, Cameroon Batié, Cameroon

Francis Ngannou is a Cameroonian MMA fighter who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) heavyweight division. The current UFC Heavyweight Champion, Ngannou is renowned for his heavy punches and is the hardest recorded puncher of all time. Ngannou is also known for his philanthropic efforts; the Francis Ngannou Foundation aims at helping young people train in a gym.

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Joel Embiid
(Cameroonian-French Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Center)
Joel Embiid
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Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

The seven-foot-tall Cameroonian basketball player has been part of the Philadelphia team since his NBA debut in 2016-17. Joel Embiid who plays in the power forward position has the honor of being chosen to the All-Star team three times. 

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Roger Milla
(Cameroonian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Forward)
Roger Milla
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Birthdate: May 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Samuel Eto'o
(Cameroonian Football Administrator and Former Player)
Samuel Eto'o
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Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 5 
Pascal Siakam
(Basketball Player)
Pascal Siakam
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Birthdate: April 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 6 
Alex Song
(Cameroonian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central or Defensive Midfielder)
Alex Song
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Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

Alex Song is a Cameroonian football player who has played for popular teams like Arsenal and Barcelona. He has also represented his national team in important tournaments like the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. Alex Song’s performance in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations made him the only player from Cameroon to be named in the Team of the Tournament.

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Carlos Takam
(Cameroonian Professional Boxing)
Carlos Takam
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Birthdate: December 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Luc Mbah a Moute
(Basketball player)
Luc Mbah a Moute
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Birthdate: September 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Marc-Vivien Foé
(Cameroonian Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defensive Midfielder)
Marc-Vivien Foé
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Birthdate: May 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Died: June 26, 2003
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Rigobert Song
(Cameroonian Former Professional Footballer)
Rigobert Song
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Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nkenglikok, Cameroon
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Fernand Lopez
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Fernand Lopez
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Birthdate: November 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lekié, Cameroon
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
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Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 13 
Issa Hayatou
(Athlete, Sports Administrator)
Issa Hayatou
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Birthdate: August 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Garoua, Cameroon
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Benoît Assou-Ekotto
(Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Left Back)
Benoît Assou-Ekotto
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Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arras, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Sébastien Bassong
(Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Sébastien Bassong
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Birthdate: July 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
D. J. Strawberry
(Basketball player)
D. J. Strawberry
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Birthdate: June 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 17 
Allan Nyom
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right Back)
Allan Nyom
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Birthdate: May 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Eric Djemba-Djemba
(Cameroonian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Eric Djemba-Djemba
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Birthdate: May 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 19 
Carlos Kameni
(Cameroonian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Carlos Kameni
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Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Sofoklis Schortsanitis
(Greek Former Professional Basketball Player and Olympian)
Sofoklis Schortsanitis
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Birthdate: June 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tiko, Cameroon

Sofoklis Schortsanitis is a Greek former basketball player who helped the Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club win the 2014 EuroLeague title. He was also an important member of Greek national team and represented his country in the 2006 FIBA World Championship where he helped Greece win the silver medal. Sofoklis Schortsanitis is also a two-time Greek Cup winner.

 21 
Lauren
(Cameroonian Former Footballer Who Played as a Right Back)
Lauren
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Birthdate: January 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kribi, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Marvin Matip
(Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Centre-Back)
Marvin Matip
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Birthdate: September 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Geremi Njitap
(Cameroonian Former Footballer)
Geremi Njitap
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Birthdate: December 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bafoussam, Cameroon
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Cyrus Kouandjio
(Cameroonian Former Professional American Football Offensive Tackle)
Cyrus Kouandjio
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Birthdate: July 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam
(French Cameroonian Professional Boxer)
Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam
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Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yaounde, Cameroon
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Sokoudjou
(Cameroonian Professional Mixed Martial Artist)
Sokoudjou
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Birthdate: April 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hom'la, Cameroon
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Jean Makoun
(Cameroonian Former Footballer Who Played as a Central Midfielder)
Jean Makoun
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Birthdate: March 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Apoula Edel
(Cameroonian-born Armenian Retired Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Apoula Edel
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Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaoundé

Apoula Edel is a Cameroonian-born Armenian retired professional football player who played as a goalkeeper for the Armenia national team from 2004 to 2005. Apoula Edel has also represented professional clubs around the world, such as Atlético de Kolkata, Chennaiyin FC, Pyunik, Rapid București, Paris Saint-Germain, and Hapoel Tel Aviv.

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Landry Nnoko
(Basketball Player)
Landry Nnoko
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Birthdate: April 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
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Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje
(Basketball player)
Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje
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Birthdate: May 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edéa, Cameroon
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
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Ben Mbala
(Basketball Player)
Ben Mbala
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Birthdate: July 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Dany Bill
(Cameroonian Former Kickboxer)
Dany Bill
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Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua
(Basketball Player)
Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua
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Birthdate: April 21, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Paul Eboua
(Basketball player)
Paul Eboua
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Birthdate: February 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Alfred Aboya
(Basketball Player)
Alfred Aboya
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Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Kenny Kadji
(Basketball player)
Kenny Kadji
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Birthdate: May 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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Steve Longa
(Football player)
Steve Longa
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Birthdate: September 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cameroon
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Blaise Yepmou
(Cameroonian Boxer)
Blaise Yepmou
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Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Colette Ndzana
(Cameroonian Professional Footballer)
Colette Ndzana
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Birthdate: July 19, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Karim Abdul
(Basketball Player)
Karim Abdul
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Birthdate: July 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tiko, Cameroon
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Moise Fokou
(American football player)
Moise Fokou
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Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameroon
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Michaela Abam
(American-Born Cameroonian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Michaela Abam
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Birthdate: June 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Gabrielle Onguene
(Cameroonian Footballer)
Gabrielle Onguene
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Birthdate: February 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Charles Minlend
(Basketball Player)
Charles Minlend
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Birthdate: May 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Charles Minlend is a Cameroonian-Canadian retired basketball player. After Minlend went undrafted in the NBA draft in 1997, he moved to France where he displayed his skills in leagues like LNB Pro A. He then represented Israel's Maccabi Givat Shmuel where he was named the Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP in 2003. Charles Minlend retired in 2008.

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Gaëlle Enganamouit
(Cameroonian Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Gaëlle Enganamouit
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Birthdate: June 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Madeleine Ngono Mani
(Cameroonian Football Striker)
Madeleine Ngono Mani
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Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mvaa, Cameroon
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Cyrille Makanda
(Basketball player)
Cyrille Makanda
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Birthdate: May 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Auriol Dongmo
(Portuguese Track and Field Athlete)
Auriol Dongmo
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Birthdate: August 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Jérémy Nzeulie
(Basketball player)
Jérémy Nzeulie
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Birthdate: February 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Choisy-le-Roi, France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Louis Brody
(Actor)
Louis Brody
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Birthdate: February 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: February 11, 1951