Is Cameroon Group A’s Dark Horse in the 2014 World CupRachel Garcia
While Cameroon’s odds of advancing past the Group Stage in the 2014 World Cup are slim, thanks to Brazil and Mexico in most part, they are a physical squad that has a strong opportunity to leapfrog Mexico and Croatia, who have struggled in qualifying.
Cameroon has been a regular participant in the World Cup, but since 1990 they have failed to be relevant. The ‘Indomitable Lions’ are listed 500/1 in the 2014 World Cup odds to become the first African team to call themselves the world’s best.
What are Cameroon Betting Odds in the 2014 World Cup?
- To Win The Tournament +50000
- To Reach the Final: +15000
- To Win Group A: +3300
- To Qualify: +500
- Not To Qualify: -700
- To Finish Last In Group A: -137
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Tournament: +75000
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Group: +1400
How did Cameroon qualify?
Cameroon’s quest for the World Cup route started by winning Group I (Confederation of African Football) where they topped Libya, Congo DR and Togo. Their offense sputtered early in the qualifying process and in six matches they only had eight goals.
The Indomitable Lions did close strong with a 4-0 drubbing of Tunisia which punched their ticket to the 2014 World Cup.
Who are Cameroon opponents in the 2014 World Cup?
Cameroon is in group A along the host Brazil (-400), Croatia (+1000) and Mexico (+1000); the Lions have the worst odds of the four teams, listed +3300 to win the zone.
What is Cameroon schedule For The 2014 World Cup?
One day after the World Cup officially opens, Cameroon will take on Mexico in their first game on June 13 at Arena das Dunas, in Natal. The Africans are +280 to win the match according to the money line and the Mexicans are the favorites rated at +120.
Cameroon (+333) second game is against Croatia (+105) on June 18 at the Arena Amazônia, in Manaus.
The ‘Indomitable Lions’ last game of the group stage is against the host, Brazil, on June 23 at the Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, in Brasília. Cameroon is +1600 to win while Brazil is -450.
What’s Cameroon Official Slogan For The 2014 World Cup?
"A Lion Remains A Lion"
What’s Cameroon List of Players for the 2014 World Cup?
GOALKEEPERS: Charles Itandje (Konyaspor), Ndy Assembe (Guingamp), Sammy Ndjock (Fetihespor), Loic Feudjou (Coton Sport).
Defenders: Allan Nyom (Granada), Dany Nounkeu (Besiktas), Cedric Djeugoue (Coton Sport), Aurelien Chedjou (Galatasaray), Nicolas Nkoulou (Marseille), Armel Kana-Biyik (Rennes), Henri Bedimo (Lyon), Benoit Assou-Ekotto (QPR), Gaetang Bong (Olympiakos).
Midfielders: Eyong Enoh (Antalyaspor), Jean II Makoun (Rennes), Joel Matip (Schalke 04), Stephane Mbia (Sevilla), Landry Nguemo (Bordeaux), Alexandre Song (Barcelona), Cedric Loe (Osasuna), Edgar Sally (Lens).
Forwards: Samuel Eto’o (Chelsea), Eric Choupo Moting (Mainz), Benjamin Moukandjo (Nancy), Vincent Aboubakar (Lorient), Achille Webo (Fenerbahce), Mohamadou Idrissou (Kaiserslautern), Fabrice Olinga (Zulte-Waregem).
Who’s Cameroon Most Important Player in the 2014 World Cup?
Despite he’s an old guy, Samuel Eto’o is Cameroon’s best player once again. Eto’o is a three-time Champions League winner, who has a debt in the World Cup.
What are Cameroon Betting Trends For the 2014 World Cup?
- Brazil 2014 will be Cameroon’s sixth World Cup, but only once they advanced to the second round (1990).
- Cameroon World Cup record reads four wins, seven draws and nine losses in 20 games played, with 17 goals in favor and 34 against.
- Cameroon lost against Mexico 0-1 in the only official meeting they had, back in 1993.
- Cameroon has never played against Croatia.
How far will Cameroon go?
The Africans are by far, the weakest team in group A, so don’t expect much from them in Brazil this year.
Odds to Win 2014 FIFA World Cup:
- Brazil 3/1
- Argentina 9/2
- Germany 11/2
- Spain 13/2
- Belgium 14/1
- France 20/1
- Italy 22/1
- Uruguay 22/1
- Colombia 25/1
- Netherlands 25/1
- England 28/1
- Portugal 28/1
- Chile 40/1
- Russia 66/1
- Mexico 100/1
- Switzerland 100/1
- USA 100/1
- Ecuador 125/1
- Ivory Coast 125/1
- Croatia 150/1
- Japan 150/1
- Bosnia-Herzegovina 200/1
- Ghana 200/1
- Greece 200/1
- Nigeria 250/1
- South Korea 300/1
- Australia 500/1
- Cameroon 500/1
- Algeria 1000/1
- Costa Rica 1000/1
- Honduras 1500/1
- Iran 1500/1