Meet the Nigerian who has decided to play for the National Football team of Cameroon.
Written by Jeremiah Ngwa on 13 November 2019
Cameroonians are still to understand why a Nigerian was called to join Cameroon’s National Football team.
John Mary Honi Uzuegbunam was called up to replace Swiss based Cameroonian striker Jean Pierre Nsame who is injured. The Nigerian naturalised Cameroonian is playing for Chinese Club Shenzhen FC and author of nine goals.
Cameroon’s men’s football team have called up Shenzhen striker JOHN MARY Uzuegbunam
Not only is his name special but Mary was born in Anambra to Nigerian parents.
He decided to commit to Cameroon while playing for Union Fc & told me he is elated with his first selection pic.twitter.com/rjjVmIhGQs
— Njie Enow: Mr Razzmatazz (@NjieEnow) November 12, 2019
This is not the first time he is representing Cameroon in an international Competition. John Mary wore the shirt of Cameroon’s U20 in 2011, at the time he was playing for Union de Douala.
Cameroon will face Cape Vert this afternoon at the Yaounde Omnisport stadium.