Alain Djeumfa appointed Cameroon womens team football team coach
Cameroon’s football federation (Fecafoot) has confirmed the appointed Alain Djeumfa as coach of the national women’s team the Indomitable Lionesses , just four months before the start of the World Cup in France.
Djeumfa replaces Joseph Ndoko who steered the Indomitable Lionesses to a third place finish at the Women’ Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, sealing their place at France 2019.
46-year-old Djeumfa will be assisted by former Lionesses’ skipper, Bernadette Anong.
“I feel honoured with the appointment and I’m aware there is a daunting task ahead with the World Cup in France fast approaching,” said Djeumfa
“We are starting work immediately and we need to have a great preparation ahead of the France event. We want to do better than in 2015 and we think we have what it takes to succeed.” added Djeumfa.
Four years ago, the Indomitable Lionesses reached the last 16, losing 1-0 to China.
Cameroon will face Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands in Group E at their second World Cup, which will be played in France from 7 June to 7 July.