Cameroon vs. Denmark: Results, Highlights (Photos, Video)

June 19, 2010

The match between Cameroon and Denmark was Group E’s second game on the ninth day of the 2010 World Cup from South Africa. Keep reading to know the rest of this story plus check out the photos and video below.

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Denmark needs to win to stay in the World Cup, so does Cameroon. So who will take the three points? Let’s find out, but first let’s check out the players who took the field at the  Pretoria, South Africa.



1 Thomas Serensen

16 Hamidou Souleymanou

11 Nicklas Bendtner

2 Assou Ekotto

19 Dennis Rommedahl

5 Sebastian Bassong

2 Christian Poulsen

6 Alexandre Song

3 Simon Kjaer

8 Geremi Nijitap

4 Daniel Agger

9 Samuel Eto’O

6 Lars Jacobsen

10 Achille  Emana

8 Jesper Gronkjaer

15 Pierre Webu

9 Jon Dahl Tomasson

18 Eyong  Eyong

10 Martin Jorgesen

3 Nicolas Nkoulou

15 Simon Poulsen

19 Stephane Mbia

Coach: Morten Olsen

Coach: Paul Le Guen

It seemed that this will be the day that Cameroon will be resurrected from the dead after their last game on June 14th where they lost against Japan, especially  on the 33rd minute when Samuel Eto’O threw a powerful shot directly to the goal zone so fast that not even Thomas Sorensen or Nicklas Bendtner could block.

But Denmark were about to tame the lions when on the 61 minute mark they scored their first goal by Nicklas Bendtner and then Dennis Rommedahl, who closed the score board at 2-1, sending Cameroon home sad and heartbroken. Perhaps their captain, Samuel Eto’O took it the hardest. Cameron’s first time at any World Cup was back in 1982 in Spain for the World Cup after they withdrew from the 1966 World cup in England. In 1990 they were eliminated during the quarterfinals after Ireland defeated them and they didn’t qualify at the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Denmark’s next opponent would be Japan on June 24th and Cameroon will face Netherlands. Take a look at the photos and video below.

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Cameroon vs. Denmark Video

Photos: News Pictures, Matthew Hines

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