By Angu Lesley
Football Writer,kick442.com– Cameroon
The Under Lions of Cameroon will mark their return to the Under 17 FIFA World Cup this October when they challenge Tajikistan on the 28th in Vitoria.
Coach Thomas Libiih has become more popular in the media since announced Cameroon’s shortlist of 21 Cameroon based players for the World Cup.
Nongoh Samuel Pakia of Dauphine FC is one of the five players that the coach has included in his squad of 16 remaining AFCON winners.
Name:Nongoh Samia Pakia
Date of Birth:4th March 2004
Place of Birth: Douala
Current Club:Dauphine FC🇨🇲
Position:Left or Right Winger
Favourite Player:Lionel Messi
Strength:Low Center of Gravity, Speed, Good Dribbling skills, Efficient crossing skills.
Scouted to joined the Under 17 Lions of Cameroon in August 2019, Nangoh has been in the thoughts of every keen follower of the team since he first came.
The wing wizard has shown glimpses of his potentials in the last two weeks as Cameroon intensify its preparation for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.
Nongoh has scored once and provided two assists in 3 matches out here in Brazil.
Some of his team mates have likened him to Cameroon’s 2017 AFCON winner and MVP Christian Bassogog as Nongoh displays a similar comfort on the ball and register as many take-ons the Hernan Jianye winger. Some mates describe him as Gareth Bale due to his speed.
“My father played football but I feel I have the obligation to complete what he didn’t achieve in the game” The son of Bakia Arron Nongoh told kick442.com
The 15-year old is the youngest boy in the Cameroon World Cup squad but he is already proving the coaches right.
“He is a great player with exceptional abilities the coaches can best describe him but as his team mate, I must say he is a joy to watch” his team mate Ekoi Manfred told kick442.com.
Should “little Samuel” keep his spark in the preparation during the World Cup then he will obviously be Cameroon’s World Cup “campaign designer”.
Coach Thomas Libiih has repeatedly told the media that his team is in Brazil to learn in the first World Cup tournament for most of the players if not all.
Cameroon is currently in Sao Paulo but will leave the city on Tuesday for their base in Vitoria where they will wait to face Tajikistan on October 28 before facing Argentina and round up the group stages in Brasilia Argentina against Spain.
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