In this blog we will be taking a comprehensive look at the Cameroon national football team and their chances in the FIFA World Cup. Are you a supporter of the Cameroon Football team? Check out betting tips and odds at LV BET Sportsbook and place your bets on your favourite team.
The last victory for the Cameroon national team came back in 2022 when Samuel Eto’o scored the only goal in the game to gift his nation the victory against Saudi Arabia.
Read on to learn more about:
- Cameroon’s football team FIFA World Cup history
- Cameroon’s road to Qatar
- Cameroon squad
- LV BET betting tips on Cameroon
Cameroon at the FIFA World Cup
The Cameroon national football team will make their eighth appearance at the finals of a World Cup in Qatar. In their last appearances, in 2010 and 2014 respectively the Cameroon football team failed to win a game in both editions, something that they will look to improve on in Qatar.
Cameroon’s successes and failures at the previous FIFA World Cup
For the Cameroon national football team the success will be measured by how far they get into the competition as they compete to break their 1990 quarter-finals record stage. In the first game of the 1990 World Cup, Cameroon won against Argentina, who at the time were reigning champions, seeing them top the group ahead of Romania, the Soviet Union and Argentina
In the quarter-finals the Cameroon squad lost out to England in a narrow defeat marking the end of a remarkable effort by the African team.
The campaign of 2010 and 2014 will go down as the worst performances of the Cameroon national football team, scoring two goals and conceding five in 2010 and scoring once and conceding nine in 2014.
Cameroon’s road to the Qatar 2022 World Cup
The Cameroon national team managed to secure their place in the 2022 World Cup in a dramatic fashion. Cameroon played against Algeria in the third round of the qualifiers, the first leg saw Cameroon beaten at home by 1-0. In the second leg, Choupo-Moting scored to level the score and forced extra time. In extra-time Algeria scored to make give them the advantage in the tie in the 118th minute. Toko Ekambi then scored in the dying minutes of the game to send the Cameroon national football team to the World Cup.
Who will Cameroon play against at the Qatar 2022 World Cup?
The Cameroon national football team will take part in Group G in the FIFA World Cup 2022. Group G will comprise of Switzerland, Serbia and Brazil.
It will be the third time that Cameroon will face Brazil in the World Cup group stages. Will it be the third time lucky for the African team?
Serbia nicked first place in Group A ahead of Portugal, who lost the decisive last game. Serbia won the group without registering a single loss across all qualifiers, drawing only two. A player that has taken the limelight recently is Dusan Vlahovic, who signed for Juventus in the January transfer market after setting the Serie A on fire with Fiorentina. The Swiss team beat Italy to the Group stages of the Qatar Fifa World Cup, as they went unbeaten.
The fixtures for the Cameroon National team are as follows:
- Switzerland vs Cameroon, 24th November 2022 11:00 AI Wakrah Sports Complex
- Cameroon vs Serbia, 28th November 2022, 11:00 AI Wakrah Sports Complex
- Cameroon vs Brazil, 2nd December 2022, 20:00 Lusail Stadium
Cameroon squad for the World Cup in Qatar
The Cameroon national football team players will aim improve on previous editions of the World Cup and the coach Rigobert Song will push his team to never give up and give their all as they did against Algeria.
To name a few of the names within the ranks of the Cameroon national team, between the sticks, Andre Onana who plays for Ajax gives him great experience in guiding his team to victory. In the middle of the park, Cameroon has the young Zambo Anguissa who is the player of Fulham but this season he played with Napoli out on loan. On the attacking front, Vincent Aboubakar has been on the best of forms, being the top goalscorer in the African Cup of nations in 2021, he will be partnered by Choupo Mouting at the business end of the Cameroon football team.
Where to see FIFA World Cup 2022 matches in Cameroon?
All around Cameroon, there will be places where you can enjoy a nice meal whilst watching the Cameroon national team in action. Kick-off times will vary depending on the fixture, so make sure to double-check regarding the time zones.
You will be able to watch all the action unfold in all FIFA World Cup license holders as well as bars and restaurants that own the rights to show the matches.
For more information, please visit the official FIFA website here.
Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets — prices, sale dates and tournament stages
For more information regarding ticket sales and accessibility tickets, please visit the official website here.
All tickets are sold in Qatari riyal (QAR) to both residents of Qatar and International fans.
|FIFA World Cup round||Category I||Category II||Category III|
|Match for 3rd place||1,550||1,100||750|
Betting tips and odds on Cameroon national team
The Cameroon national football team are the least favourites to win their group as they are priced at 12/1 (13.00), with Brazil the outright favourite to come out on top at 4/9 (1.45), followed by Switzerland at 9/2 (5.50).
Bets on Cameroon national football team at LV BET
At LV BET, we have a wide array of betting options. You are able to place your bets on the Cameroon national team and their chances of making it through to the elimination stage.
An unlikely last quarter-final appearance for the Cameroon national team is priced at 10/1 (11.00), with the Cameroon team extending their best run in the FIFA World Cup and reaching the semi-final at 25/1 (26.00).