Famous Cameroonian Sportspersons

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Francis Ngannou
(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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Samuel Eto'o
(Footballer)
Samuel Eto'o
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Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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Pascal Siakam
(Basketball Player)
Pascal Siakam
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Birthdate: April 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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 5 
Roger Milla
(Footballer)
Roger Milla
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Birthdate: May 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé
 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.

 7 
Carlos Takam
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Birthdate: December 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
 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
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Rigobert Song
(Footballer)
Rigobert Song
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Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
 10 
Alain Ngalani
(Hong Konger Mixed Martial Artist and Muay Thai Kickboxer)
Alain Ngalani
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Birthdate: July 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
 11 
Marc-Vivien Foé
(Football player - Midfielder)
Marc-Vivien Foé
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Birthdate: May 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Died: June 26, 2003
 12 
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
(Footballer forward position)
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
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Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
 13 
Fernand Lopez
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Fernand Lopez
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Birthdate: November 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lekié, Cameroon
 14 
Issa Hayatou
(Athlete, Sports Administrator)
Issa Hayatou
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Birthdate: August 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Garoua, Cameroon
 15 
Lauren
(Football player - Defender)
Lauren
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Birthdate: January 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kribi, Cameroon
 16 
Sébastien Bassong
(Association football player)
Sébastien Bassong
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Birthdate: July 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris
 17 
Benoît Assou-Ekotto
(Association football player)
Benoît Assou-Ekotto
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Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arras
 18 
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
 19 
Allan Nyom
(Association football player)
Allan Nyom
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Birthdate: May 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine
 20 
Idriss Carlos Kameni
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Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douala
 21 
Cédric Doumbé
(Kickboxer)
Cédric Doumbé
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Birthdate: August 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameroon
 22 
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.

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Sakio Bika
(Boxer)
Sakio Bika
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Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

Sakio Bika is a Cameroonian-Australian boxer who held the IBO super-middleweight title in the late 2000s. From 2013 to 2014, Bika held the WBC super-middleweight title. Also a TV personality, Sakio Bika won The Contender 3, a reality television show based on boxing in 2007.

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Jean-Alain Boumsong
(Association football player)
Jean-Alain Boumsong
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Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Douala
Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam
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Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yaounde, Cameroon
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Marvin Matip
(Former Footballer centre-back)
Marvin Matip
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Birthdate: September 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bochum, Germany
 27 
Cyrus Kouandjio
(American Football player)
Cyrus Kouandjio
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Birthdate: July 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
 28 
Geremi Njitap
(Cameroonian footballer)
Geremi Njitap
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Birthdate: December 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bafoussam
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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
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Jean Makoun
(Former Footballer Midfielder)
Jean Makoun
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Birthdate: March 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
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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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Ben Mbala
(Basketball Player)
Ben Mbala
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Birthdate: July 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
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Landry Nnoko
(Basketball Player)
Landry Nnoko
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Birthdate: April 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
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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
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Dany Bill
(Kickboxer)
Dany Bill
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Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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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
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Paul Eboua
(Basketball player)
Paul Eboua
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Birthdate: February 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
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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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Alfred Aboya
(Basketball Player)
Alfred Aboya
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Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
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Steve Longa
(Football player)
Steve Longa
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Birthdate: September 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cameroon
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Blaise Yepmou
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Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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Moise Fokou
(American football player)
Moise Fokou
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Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameroon
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Karim Abdul
(Basketball Player)
Karim Abdul
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Birthdate: July 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tiko, Cameroon
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Michaela Abam
(Association football player)
Michaela Abam
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Birthdate: June 12, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 45 
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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Gabrielle Onguene
(Association football player)
Gabrielle Onguene
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Birthdate: February 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala
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Gaelle Enganamouit
(Association football player)
Gaelle Enganamouit
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Birthdate: June 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
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Madeleine Ngono Mani
(Association football player)
Madeleine Ngono Mani
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Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mvaa, Cameroon
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Cyrille Makanda
(Basketball player)
Cyrille Makanda
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Birthdate: May 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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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