The Indomitable Lionnesses of Cameroon will challenge Croatia in China at 8:00 Cameroon Time as the team continue preparation for the upcoming Women’s World Cup in France.
Coach Alain Djeumfa has given all-time top scorer of the team,Ngono Manie a chance to show how many goals she still has in her as she leads the lines alongside “goal Machine” Ajara Njoya and Speedster Gabrielle Aboudi.
Ajara is the only forward in the trio that started Cameroon’s last International game in the AWCON 3rd place playoffs while Aboudi Onguene came on as an early Second half substitute to score a goal that was later nominated amongst the contenders of CAF goal of the tournament but Ngono Mani didn’t feature on that day. Ngono’s last game for Country was a late substitute appearance against Algeria in Cameroon’s second game in the 2018 AWCON.
In The Midfield
In-form Yango Grace is partnered in the Midfield by Abena Ninon and Genevieve Ngombeleck.
Abena and Yango Started Cameroon’s last International game against Mali in December 2018 and on that day,Abena scored a brace before been substituted earlier on the second half at Cape Coast while Grace Yango who has scored 8 times for second tier French side US St Malo was voted player of the match. Raissa Feudjio completed the Midfield trio on that day but she has been left on the bench for Ngo Mbeleck who was introduced as a second half substitute on that day.
At the back,Coach Alain Djeumfa has kept the same back-four that was picked in Cameroon’s last game against Mali with Mani Christine leading a defense with Maria Aurelle on her right side and Meffoumettou Falone operating as a right back while Yvonne Patrice Leuko Chibosso occupies the left back position.
Ndom Annette keeps her place on goal.
Cameroon beat Mali by 4-2 on that day with goals from Ninon Abena x2,Christine Mani and Gabrielle Aboudi.
CAMRROON V CROATIA
NGO NDOM ANNETTE
NGOCK YANGO GRÂCE
NGO MBELECK GENEVIEVE
NGONO MANI MICHEL.
In all Coach Alain Djeumfa has made 3 changes to Cameroon’s starting XI in the last game against Mali. Aboudi,Ngono Mani and Ngo Mbeleck come into the team in the head Coach’s first game with the senior players of his squad.
Raissa Feudjio,Ada Jacquette,Meyong Menene, Gaelle Enganamouit can only come in later to influence proceedings.
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