Eto’O Set for a Fourth World Cup as Cameroon Name Squad

Cameroon have named Tottenham Hotspur’s Assou-Ekotto and Chelsea’s Samuel Eto’O in their 23-man squad for the World Cup.

The duo are the only Premier League players included in coach Volker Finke’s squad.

Galatasaray’s Aurelien Chedjou and Queens Park Rangers’ Stephanie Mbia, who’s late strike guided Sevilla (where he featured as a loan player last season) into the Europa League final, are also included.

Samuel Eto'O Will feature for the Indomitable Lions in Brazil.
Samuel Eto’O Will feature for the Indomitable Lions in Brazil.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, scorrer of the ‘Indomitable Lions’ late equaliser in Sunday night’s a 2-2 draw with Germany will lead the West Africans’ attack, alongside Eto’O- the country’s leading scorer.

Barcelona’s Alexander Song will make his second World appearance with the four-time African champions in Brazil.

Cameroon are in Group A with hosts Brazil, Croatia and Mexico.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Loic Feudjou (Coton Sport), Charles Itandje (Konyaspor), Sammy Ndjock (Fethiyespor).

Defenders: Benoit Assou-Ekotto (Tottenham Hotspur), Henri Bedimo (Olympique Lyon), Aurelien Chedjou (Galatasaray), Cedric Djeugou (Coton Sport), Nicolas Nkoulou (Marseille), Dany Nounkeu (Besiktas), Allan Nyom (Granada).

Midfielders: Enoh Eyong (Antalyaspor), Jean Makoun (Rennes), Joel Matip (Schalke), Stephane Mbia (Sevilla), Benjamin Moukandjo (Nancy), Landry Nguemo (Bordeaux), Edgar Salli (Lens), Alexandre Song (Barcelona).

Forwards: Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient), Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting (Mainz), Samuel Eto’o (Chelsea), Fabrice Olinga (Malaga), Achille Webo (Fenerbahce).