Jeando Fuchs commits future to Cameroon

Jeando Fuchs commits future to Cameroon
Jeando Fuchs (L) of France vies for the ball with Sarpreet Singh (R) of New Zealand

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Nov 08, 2018. 09:15

European U-19 Championship winner Jeando Fuchs has switched his international allegiance from France to Cameroon.

The 21-year-old, who plays for Sochaux in Ligue 2, was born in Cameroon and is eligible for their national team as he has not played a senior competitive match for France.

Fuchs has been named in Cameroon's squad for a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco on November 16 and a later friendly against Brazil.

Fuchs is a defensive midfielder and was part of the French U-19 side which won the 2016 European Championship, as well as their team at the U-20 World Cup the following year.

Cameroon’s squad also sees the returns of Clinton Njie, Arnaud Djoum, Andre Kana-Biyik, Christian Bassogog and Stephane Bahoken.

The Indomitable Lions are guaranteed a place at the 2019 AFCON finals as they are the host team.

Cameroon squad:

Goalkeepers: Andre Onana (Ajax Amsterdam, Netherlands), Idriss Carlos Kameni (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Fabrice Ondoa (Oostende, Belgium)

Defenders: Fai Collins (Standard Liege, Belgium), Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic), Oyongo Bitolo (Montpellier, France), Yaya Banana (Panionos, Greece), Jerome Onguene (Red Bull Salzburg, Austria), Gaëtan Bong (Brighton, England), Jean-Armel Kana-Biyick (Kayserispor, Turkey), Jeando Fuchs (Sochaux, France)

Midfielders: Zambo Anguissa (Fulham, England), Georges Mandjeck (Maccabi Haiffa, Israel), Pierre Kunde Malong (Mainz, Germany), Arnaud Djoum (Hearts, Scotland), Petrus Boumal (FK Ural, Russia)

Forwards: Jacques Zoua (Astra Giurgiu, Romania), Fabrice Olinga (Royal Excel Mouscron, Belgium), Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting (PSG, France), Toko Ekambi (Villarreal, Spain), Clinton Njie (Marseille, France), Stephane Bahoken (Angers, France), Christian Bassogog (Henan Jianye, China)



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