Cameroonian Footballers plying their trade in the Diaspora had a weekend of mix fortunes. Amongst the surprises recorded,was the return of Frank Zambo Anguissa in Fulham matchday while Choupo Moting, Nicolas Ngamaleu and Jean Pierre Nsame extended their led in their leagues.
Joel Matip’s Liverpool failed to regain the lead in the EPL following a goalless draw with Everton at Goodison Park. The visitors squandered a series of goal chances during the highy disputed encounter.The centre back made his 9th consecutive league start since coming off from injury last year.He helped his club secure a fifth consecutive clean sheet in five games.
This results implies that Matip’s Liverpool maintains their second position with 70 points, 1 point behind current league leaders and defending champions Manchester City.Liverpool face Burnley this weekend.
Gaetan Bong-Brighton And Hove Albion
Gaetan Bong was an unused substitute as Brighton and Hove Albion picked up a league win after last week’s defeat to Leicester City 2-1.The 30 year old defender’s side beat Huddersfield Town 1-0. The win sends them to the 15th spot with 30 points in the English
premiere League, two places from relegation.Bong has been a regular in five of
the club’s previous outing including their 3-1 FA Cup win over West
Bromwish Albion.Their next fixture comes is against Crystal Palace next weekend.
Andre Zambo Anguissa-Fulham
Frank Zambo Anguissa come off the bench to replace Kevin McDonald
in Fulham’s home defeat to Chelsea 1-2.The former Olympic De Marseille player was however unable to secure a draw for his team despite a remarkable performance.
The Cameroonian midfielder has not been regular for his team. He has
made just 14 appearances, 8 of them being on the start.
Since joining the Premier League returnees in August 2018, the 23 year
old midfielder has not scored a goal despite an 86% pass accuracy
rating so far. Anguissa’s Fulham are in the relegation zone with 17 points after 29 games
played. They have the worst away record this season and stand the
chance of relegation to the championship.They face Leicester city at the king Power stadium in their next fixture.
Eric Choupou Moting- PSG
Eric Maxim Choupo- Moting replaced Dani Alves as French champions
Paris Saint Germain came from behing to established a 20 points gap in
the French League 1.Two second half goals from world cup winner Kylian Mbappe sent Caen
to the relegation spot(18th) with 20 points in 27 games. The 27 year old forward, has featured for Paris Saint Germain in all ten
of their last league games.
Following Neymar’s injury, the Cameroonian forward has found favour
in Thomas Tuchel with the former Schalke 04 man frequently coming on
as a substitute. It is possible that Choupo- Moting features in their Champions league
second leg tie against Manchester United at the Parc de Prince.
Clinton Njie-Olympique Marseille
Njie Clinton came on to replace Mario Balotelli at the 79th minute as Olympic de Marseille beat Saint-Etienne 2-0 at the Orange Velodrome Stadium.
The Cameroonian international has started 3 of his last 12 games for the French side, and scored twice. Clinton Njie had 11 minutes to impress coach Rudi Garcia but didn’t have an exceptional night. He has been involved in Marseille’s last five outings, three of them at home. Marseille are currently 4th of the French League 1, 5 points away from the top three.
Adrien Tamaze-OGC Nice
25 year old Adrien Tamaze played for OGC Nice as the club narrowly edged Strasbourg 1-0 at home during match day 27 of the French top flight league.He came from the bench to replace Jean-Victor Makengo at the 77th minute after his team was reduced to ten men.
They now occupy the 7th position of the French leageue 1 ,with 40 points after 27 matches played.
They travel to face Njie Clinton’s Marseille in their next outing.
Felix Eboa Eboa-Guingamp
The former Paris SG player played all 90 minute for Guingamp in their goal less draw with FC Nante.He was booked once during the game at the 90+5 minute following a handball.
The 21 year old has started in all of his 21 games for the club so far.He has helped his team secure four clean sheets in four games.
Guingamp is ranked buttom of the French League 1 with 19 points after 27 matches played.A win for them in their next away match against Toulouse will take them out of the relegation zone on condition that Dijon and Caen both suffer defeats.
Fabrice Ondoa-KV Oostende
Fabrice Ondoa was on the bench as his side KV Oostende pulled a 1-1
draw during match day 28 against Waasland Beveren in the Belgium
First Division A championship.
His team are ranked 14th in a 16 team championship with 27 points.The club has won just one of their last five games, recording two draws and two defeat.
Didier Lamkel Ze-Royal Antwerp FC
Didier Lamkel Ze took 65 minutes to help his team defeat KAS Eupen 2-1 in the Belgium Division A championship during the round of 28.The preferred right foot forward made his 9 league start with resulted for a win for his team. He was booked at the 26th minute following a foul on his opponent.Before the encounter, his team had just one of their last five games with two draws and two defeats.
However, Lamkel’s Royal Antwerp now occupy the 3rd position with 49 points. They have played 28 matches and could participate in the Champions League if they maintain their pace.
Nicolas Moumie and Jean Pierre Nsame-Young Boys Berne
Nicolas Ngamaleu and Jean Pierre Nsame both made starts for Young
Boys in round 23 of the Switzerland Super League.Their presence was enough to secure a late 1-0 win over FC Sion to remain top of the league with 62 points.They are now 19 points clear with second placed Basel.
24 year old midfielder Nicolas Ngamaleu gave way for Gianluca Gaudino at the 66th minute with Jean Pierre ending the match not replaced.Defending Champions Young Boys have not conceded in 3 of last league games scoring 5 goals.Both Cameroonians are on track of securing another champions League spot after an unsuccessful campaign this season.
Pierre Kunde Malong-FSV Mainz O5
23 year old Midfielder Pierre Kunde Malong had just 8 minutes to make
the difference in his team’s 1-2 defeat to Hertha BSC in the German Bundesliga.The match counted for match day 24 of the German top flight League,now see them occupy the 12 spot with 30 points.
The former Atletico Madrid man didn’t have enough game time. Since joining the German club, he has made 20 appearances this season with 18 starts. He has not been able to score nor assist but records an 83% pass accuracy in his game.
Nicolas N’Koulou helped his team Torino grab 3 points in the Italian Serie A after a convincing 3-0 over buttom placed Chievo Verona who now occupy the last spot of the league.He is at the center of a 3 man defense and was the best player of the squad during the 2017/2018 season. They are presently 6 points away to book a place in UEFA champion’s league providing other top placed teams lose their matches.
The Cameroonian defender who joined the Italian side after ending a loan period at Olympic de Marseille has played in all matches this season (25 appearance).
He has been able to score two goals and yet to get an assist.
Nicolas Nkoulou has also been instrumental is keeping five clean sheets in five of their last games in the Serie A.
Torino travel to face Frosinone next with hopes of keeping their hopes for a European competition.
Jean Armel Kana-Biyik-Keyserisport
Jean –Armel Kana Biyik made a full start for Keyserisport in the Turkey Super Lig with his team pulling a 2-2 draw with Besiktas. The 29 year old defender, has been impressive for the Turkish based club featuring in 20 matches .The home draw implies they have moved from the 10th position to the 7th position with 32 points. Kana Biyik’s Keyserispor have now drawn 2 of their last five games , winning three of them.
Christian Bassogog-Hernan Jianye
Bassogog made his first start of the season for Henan Jianye of China.His club settled for a 1-1 draw with Dilian Yifang in their first start of the season in the Chinese Super League
The best player of the 2017 AFCON in Gabon joined the Chinese club after spells in Wilmington Hammer and AaB.After just one day of play, Christian Bassogog and Henan Jiaye are 10th of a 16 league championship with a point.Their next match is away to Shandong Luneng Taishan on the 9th of March.
Benjamin Moukandjo Left Jiangsu Suning while Franck Ohandza joined the club over the weekend.