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USA-Cameroon in brief
by Paul Kennedy, September 29th, 2009 7AM

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[UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] The USA faces 2009 African Youth Championship runner-up Cameroon in their second game at the Under-20 World Cup. The Young Lions, 2-0, winner over South Korea on Saturday, will be favored, but the USA has had success against them.

(TV: ESPN2, Galavision, live, 12:40 pm ET.)

Cameroon is making is first appearance at the Under-20 World Cup since 1999 when Sigi Schmid's USA beat them, 3-1, on a pair of Taylor Twellman goals to advance to the second round.

Cameroon features 15 foreign-based players spread over seven countries, including Spanish club Real Mallorca's Etienne Eto'o, who is the younger brother of Cameroon star Samuel Eto'o, who himself moved to Spain as a teenager.

Cameroon will clinch at least a wild-card berth in the second round with a win. The USA will not be eliminated with a loss despite having opened with a 3-0 loss to Germany. It could win its third game against South Korea and possibly qualify as one of the four best third-place teams.

U.S. ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS: 1-Sean Johnson (free agent), 18-Josh Lambo (FC Dallas), 13-Brian Perk (UCLA)
DEFENDERS: 2-Gale Agbossoumonde (Miami FC), , 4-Sheanon Williams (free agent), 6-Kyle Davies (FC Dallas), 12-Aaron Maund (Univ. of Notre Dame), 14-Gerson Mayen (Chivas USA), 16-Ike Opara (Wake Forest Univ.)
MIDFIELDERS: 17-Bryan Arguez (Hertha Berlin, GER), 5-Danny Cruz (Houston Dynamo), 11-Mikkel Diskerud (Staebak, NOR), 10-Dilly Duka (free agent), 19-Jorge Flores (Chivas USA), 8-Jared Jeffrey (Club Brugge, BEL), 15-Brian Ownby (Univ. of Virginia), 3-Dillon Powers (Univ. of Notre Dame), -21Michael Stephens (UCLA)
FORWARDS: 9-Peri Marosevic (FC Dallas), 20-Brek Shea (FC Dallas), 7-Tony Taylor (free agent).
 
CAMEROON ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS: 1-Francois Beyokol (Canon Yaounde), 11-Thierry Tangouantio (Elig Edzoa), 16-Joseph Asong (Espanyol, SPA)
DEFENDERS: 3-Sylvain Abad (Elid Edzoa), 4-Banana Yaya (Esperance, TUN), 6-Charley Fomen (Marseille, FRA), 8-Etienne Soppo (Casale Calcio, ITA)
MIDFIELDERS: 2-Olivier Mvondo (Wil, SWI), 5-Enow Tabot (Interblock Ljubljana, SLO), 7-Olivier Boumale (Albacete, SPA), 13-Parfait Essengue (Piacenza, ITA), 18-Jean Bapidi (Esperance, TUN), 20-Ghislain Mvom (Fortuna Yaounde), 21-Andre Akono Effa (Canon Yaounde)
FORWARDS: 9-Brice Owona (Coton Sport), 10-Jacques Zoua (Basel, SWI), 12-Adolphe Teikeu (Metalurh Zaporizhshja, UKR), 14-Patrick Ekeng (Le Mans, FRA), 15-Etienne Eto'o (Mallorca, SPA), 17-Germain Tiko (Mallorca, SPA), 19-Donald Djousse (Dinamo Tbilisi, GEO).

 



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