Former Indomitable Lions midfielder Modeste M’bami dies at 40 after a heart attack
Former Indomitable Lions midfielder Modeste M’bami dies at the age of 40 after suffering from a heart attack in Le Havre France.
Modeste M’Bami was part of Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions team that won gold in the Sydney Olympic games in 2000. He scored the golden goal in the Quarter finals to eliminate Brazil in extra time before the rule was scrapped off.
He was also part of the team that reach the 2003 FIFA confederations cup finals where they lost to France 1-0 in the finals.
Overall, Modeste M’Bami played 37 matches for the Cameroon national team scoring 3 goals.
The former Cameroon and Paris Saint-Germain
M’Bami played for several French clubs, including PSG and Marseille. He won the Coupe de France with the Parisian club in 2004 and 2006.
“Onana will return to the national team.” former Indomitable Lions coach Clarence Seedorf confident Andre Onana will return to the Cameroon national team.
The midfielder also played in Spain, China and Saudi Arabia before retiring in 2016 following a short spell at Le Havre, choosing to stay in the Normandy city after his retirement.
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