Wilfred Kaptoum

Weekend Review for Current and Potential Indomitable Lions.


Karl Toko Ekambi was an unused substitute in Villarreal’s 2-2 away draw against Getafe in the last playing day of the Spanish La Liga.

Coach Joaquin Caparros gave Ibrahim Amadou the keys to Sevilla’s midfield in their 2-0 win against Athletic Bilbao. Unfortunately that win was not enough to earn them a place in the top four.

Cameroon defender Allan Nyom watched from the bench as his team Leganes suffered defeat in the hands of already relegated SD Huesca. Leganes finished the season on the 13th position.

Young Cameroon midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum started in midfield for Betis who defeated Real Madrid 2-0. He saw yellow at the 30th minute and was withdrawn at the 68th minute of the game.

In the Spanish second tier, Almeria lost away to Mallorca 1-0. Their Cameroon midfielder Yann Brice Eteki played for 76 minutes before making way for Sergio Aguza while defender Lucien Owona Ndong watched from the bench.

Cameroon defender Mohammed Djetei was forced out due to injury for Gimnastic Tarragon at the 28th minute in their 4-3 loss against Córdoba.

Defender Serge Leuko was not on the team sheet in Lugo’s 1-0 win against Deportivo La Coruna.

Germany 🇩🇪

Cameroon midfielder Pierre Kunde Malong saw yellow and made way at the 56th minute for Alexandru Maxim in Mainz 05’s 4-2 win over Hoffenheim in match Day 34 in the German Bundesliga.

Bayern of Munich outplayed Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 without Frankfurt’s 19 years old Cameroon defender Evans Ndicka Obitte.

Salli Edgar was not on th team sheet when Freiburg demolished his team Nuremberg 5-1.

France 🇫🇷

The 62nd minute introduction of Cameroon forward Clinton Njie made a huge difference for Marseille in their 2-5 win away to Toulouse. He scored their third at the 76th minute before providing two assists to Florian Thauvin for their fourth and fifth goals.

Adrien Tameze and Ignatius Ganago both started for Nice who lost 3-0 away to Saint Étienne. Tameze was taken off at the 74th minute while Ganago was substituted a little earlier at the 66th minute.

Cameroon defender Felix Eboa Eboa played the entire game in already relegated Guingamp’s 2-2 draw with Nimes.

Cameroon’s midfield teenagers Albert Nicolas Lottin and Aurelien Tchouameni were absent from the call in Bordeaux’s 0-1 loss against Reims. New Indomitable Lion Tristan Dingomé was in the heart of the midfield for Reims in the entire game.

Stephane Bahoken made way at the 80th minute for Wilfrid Kamga in Anger’s humiliating 5-0 defeat away to Lille. The Cameroon striker failed to add to his11 league goals this season.

Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo played the full game for Montpellier in their 1-1 draw with Nantes.

Cameroon striker Malik Tchokounte who has had a season to forget was not even on the reserves’ bench for Caen in their 4-0 loss to Lyon.

Striker Eric Choupo-Moting was an unused substitute in PSG’s 4-0 win against Dijon.

Cameroon winger James Edward Lea Siliki came in for goal scorer Benjamin Bourigeaud at the 66th minute in Rennes’ 0-2 win against Strasbourg. His compatriots and teammates Gerzino Nyamsi and Jordan Siebatcheu were not on the team sheet.


In the Dutch Europa League playoffs, potential Indomitable Lion Jean Christophe Bahebeck was on the bench for the entire game for Utrecht who defeated Heracles 0-2.

In the Dutch Eredivisie promotion playoffs, 23 years old Cameroon defender Moise Emmanuel Mbende saw red at the 48th minute in Cambuur’s 1-1 draw with De Graafschap.


Forward Marius Noubissi was absent from KFCO Beerschot-Wilrijk’s team that lost at home 1-2 to Oostende. Fabrice Ondoa was the man between the sticks for Oostende.

Cameroon winger Didier Lamkel Ze provided an assist for Amara Baby at the 53rd minute in his team Royal Antwerp’s 3-2 defeat to Club Brugge.

Defender Fai Collins Ngoran kept his place in right back for Standard Liege in their 0-0 away draw to Genk.

Portugal 🇵🇹

In the Portuguese Primeira Liga, Joel Tagueu was withdrawn at the 46th minute in Maritimo’s 0-1 loss at home to Boavista.

Vincent Aboubakar came in for Alex Telles at the 76th minute in Porto’s 2-1 win against Sporting Lisbon.

Todela earned an emphatic 5-2 win against Chaves. Their Cameroon midfielder Tembeng Abednego joint the party at the 76th minute when he came in for Sergio Pena.

Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Jules Olivier Ntcham played the entire game in midfield for Celtic who defeated Hearts 2-1. Hearts made the trip without their Cameroon midfielder Arnaud Sutchuin Djoum.

Norway 🇳🇴

Cameroon forward Thomas Anang led the line for the entire game for Kristiansund Bk in their 0-0 away to FK Haugesund in the Norwegian top flight.


Midfielder Samuel Oum Gouet played the entire game for Altach who defeated Hartberg 3-1 in the Austrian Bundesliga relegation playoffs. His compatriot and teammate Louis Clement Ngwat-Mahop did not make the team sheet.

Defender Jérôme Onguéné was not in Champions Red Bull Salzburg’s team that beat Sturm Graz 1-2 in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Turkey 🇹🇷

Jean Armel Kana Biyik was not in Kayserispor’s team that drew 2-2 away to Akhisar Belediyespor.

Aurelien Chedjou saw yellow at the 51st minute for Bursaspor in their 0-0 home draw against Goztepe. He played the entire game. Playmaker Cedric Axel Ngando Elessa cane in at the 82nd minute for Goztepe in the place of Halil Akbunar.

Striker Serge Mbila Etame did not make the sub’s bench for Alanyaspor in their 1-1 draw with Rizespor.

In the Turkish second tier Adana Spor lost at home 1-4 to Osmanlispor who made the trip without their Cameroon midfielder Eric Ayuk Mbu.

The presence of Cameroon defender Patrick Etoga was not enough to prevent a humiliating 2-5 defeat at home against Denizlispor who did not include 29 year old Cameroon midfielder Marc Kibong Mbamba in their team.

Cyprus 🇨🇾

Omonia Nicosia had a bitter 2-1 defeat away to AEk Larnaca. Their Cameroon midfielder Raoul Simplice Loe was an unused substitute.

Nea Salamis defeated Apollon Limassol 2-1 their Cameroon forward Charles Eloundou scored the curtain raiser at the 26th minute.

Experienced Cameroon midfielder Eyong Enoh Tarkang participated fully in Enosis Paralimni’s 3-2 win against Alki Oroklinis.

Czech Republic 🇨🇿

Micheal Ngadeu-Ngajui played the entire 0-0 frustrating draw for Slavia Prague against Banik Ostrava. Their lead at the top of the table over Viktoria Plzen has now been cut to just three points.


Petrus Boumal played the entire game and saw yellow at the 90th minute in URAL’s 2-2 home draw against FC Lokomotiv Moscow.


Cameroon forward David Philippe Ngog scored a brace for Budapest Honved in their 1-4 away win against MTK Budapest. He scored their third at the 75th and fourth at the 90th minutes.


Niba MacDonald was in defense for Nitra who lost at home 0-1 to Spartak Trnava.


Dynamo Kyiv played host to Mariupol and made their home advantage count. They defeated their visitors 2-1. Cameroon defender Joyskim Dawa Tchokounte was on the bench againfor  Mariupol.

Midfielder played the entire game for Karpaty Lviv who defeated Desna 2-0.

Slovenia 🇸🇮

Cameroon defender Macky Bangnack was back in defense for Olimpija Ljubljana who won 1-2 away to Rudar Velenje.


CSM Politehnica Iasi drew at home 1-1 against AFM Hermannstadt. Their Cameroon striker Lewis Mbah Enoh was not in the team.


There was a 1-1 home draw for Maccabi Haifa against Maccabi Tel Aviv. Cameroon midfielder George Constant Mandjeck scored Maccabi Haifa’s goal to take his goals account this season to five in the Israeli top flight.

Muambo Edward.