Sky Blue FC Defender Estelle Johnson will be heading to her first FIFA Women’s World Cup this summer as Cameroon announced their official roster earlier today.
Johnson, a 30 year-old defender from Fort Collins, Colorado, has been training with Cameroon since May 4 when she was named to the team’s preliminary World Cup roster.
“I’m extremely excited to have been named to the World Cup roster for Cameroon,” stated Johnson. “This is something I’ve wanted since I was eight years old and I’m beyond grateful for the opportunity to represent my birth nation. I’m looking forward to an amazing experience! Allez Les Lionnes!”
Johnson has started four times for Sky Blue FC this season after joining the club on January 10, 2019.
Cameroon is in Group E of the World Cup along with Canada, the Netherlands, and New Zealand. The FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7th and Cameroon’s first match is on June 10th against Canada (3 p.m. ET) at Stade de la Mosson in Montepellier. Cameroon will face the Netherlands on June 15 (9 a.m. ET) at Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes. Their last match of the group stage will be on June 20 (12 p.m. ET) at Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier.
2019 Cameroon FIFA Women’s World Cup Roster:
Goalkeepers: Annette Ngo Ndom (FAP Amazone, Cameroon), Marthe Omgmaham (Awa FC,Cameroon), Mambingo Mambingo Isabelle (Sunshine Queens, Nigeria)
Defenders: Christine Manie (AS Lorraine, France), Marie Awona (Dijon, France), Augustine Edjangue Siliki (Arna Bjornar, Norway), Claudine Meffometou Tcheno (Guingamp, France), Yvonne Leuko (Strasbourg, France), Estelle Laura Johnson (Sky Blue, USA), Ysis Sonkeng (Amazone Fap, Cameroon)
Midfielders: Raissa Feudjio (Tenerife, Spain), Genevieve Ngo Mbeleck (Amazone Fap, Cameroon), Grace Ngock Yango (Saint Malo, France), Marlyse Ngo Ndoumbouk (Nancy, France), Therese Abena (Louves Minproff), Charlene Meyong Menene (Louves Minproff, Cameroon)
Forwards: Madelaine Ngono Mani (Ambily, France), Gaelle Enganamouit , Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Michaela Abam (Paris FC, France), Nchout Njoya Ajara (Valerenga, Norway), Michelle Akaba (Amazones Fap, Cameroon), Takounda Engolo Alexandra (Éclair Filles, Cameroon)
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