Cameroon in the last World Cup finished bottom of the group with three losses, so there is a bit of work needed to improve on last time. If they can make it through their group will be a big boost for the team, as has been a rare feat for them, only achieving this once since 1990.
Volker Finke will be looking to motivate his squad on doing just this and make Cameroon look respectable, they have a number of well-known players, can they perform on the biggest stage.
The squad of 23 will consist of
Goalkeepers - Guy N'dy Assembe, Charles Itandje and Carlos Kameni
Defenders - Nicolas N'Koulou, Aurelien Chedjou, Henri Bedimo, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Dany Nounkeu, Allan Nyom, Gaetan Bong and Benoit Angbwa
Midfielders - Stephane Mbia, Jean Makoun, Alex Song, Landry N'guemo, Eyong Enoh, Joel Matip,
Forwards - Samuel Eto'o, Mohammadou Idrissou, Maxim Choupo-Moting, Vincent Aboubakar, Benjamin Moukandjo and Pierre Webo
Key player: Samuel Eto'o. With this likely to be his last World Cup he will look to go out with a bang, his ability to score a goal will be crucial. While in recent seasons has not been the same player as seen at Inter Milan, Mallorca and Barcelona, now would be the time to silence everyone and show the world that he has not lost any of his ability.
The player to watch: Vincent Aboubakar. This season he has started to show exciting ability with his goals as highlighted in a double against Montpellier. While his strike partners have not been in form this season he has stepped up and has got 11 goals. He could be potentially moving to a bigger club with a good World Cup.
The manager: Volker Finke. He took charge in May 2013 and has had a long career most notably at Freiburg from 1991 to 2007. He has guided Cameroon to the World Cup and his record has been solid so far, with extensive club experience, can he guide Cameroon to that rare last 16 place?
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