Since the days of Roger Milla and Thomas Nkono, Cameroon has been Africa's most successful team at the international level.
No African team has achieved more in competition with the world's best. Olympic gold medal winners at the Sydney Olympics, runners up at the tragic 2003 Confederations Cup (R.I.P. Marc-Vivien Foé). Qualifiers in six of the last eight World Cup Finals, and one of two African nations, along with one-time entrants Senegal, to reach the World Cup quarterfinal.
Les Lions Indomptables—the aptly named Indomitable Lions—have become a respected force in international football.
As they gear up for Group E action with Denmark, Japan, and the Netherlands, let's take a look back at the Lions' most memorable World Cup matches since they first earned a spot in 1982.