After a successful public Poll by international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media and the COSDEF Group Fabrice Ondoa, goalkeeper for Sevilla Atlético and the Cameroon national team has been voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Cameroonian in Sports in one of the most credible and respected rankings system that honours youth excellence in Cameroon.
Below are the Most Influential Young Cameroonians in Sports as voted by the Public.
- Fabrice Ondoa
- Vincent Aboubakar
- Benjamin Moukandjo
- Nicolas Nkoulou
- Ambroise Oyongo
The poll which drew public participation from over 90 countries voted Kungaba Fongoh Leonel, President of the Cameroon Active Youth Association as the 2017 Most Influential Young Cameroonian.
Feka Parchibell, CEO & founder of Hope for Vulnerables and Orphans (HOVO), Cameroonian Singer, Mr. Leo known in private life as, Fonyuy Leonard Nsohburinka, Dr Njang Mbeng Emmanuel, a medical doctor at the Fundong District Hospital and Joseph Fabrice Ondoa Ebogo, goalkeeper for Sevilla Atlético and the Cameroon national team also made it the top 5 most influential young Cameroonians respectively.
Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media says he hopes the annual polls will inspire young people to create a positive environment that will encourage other Cameroon youths to excel in their various endeavours.
“I hope that by sharing their experiences, the various winners will inspire a whole generation and serve as mentors for other young people in their communities” said Joybert Javnyuy, CEO of COSDEF Group.
Profile of Fabrice Ondoa, Cameroon’s Most Influential Young Person in Sports
Fabrice Ondoa is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as the goalkeeper for Sevilla Atlético and the Cameroon national team.
Having made his debut in 2014 at the age of 18, he represented Cameroon at two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, winning the 2017 edition.
Born in Yaoundé, Ondoa joined FC Barcelona in 2009, aged 13, after starting it out at Samuel Eto’o Foundation.
In June 2014, Ondoa was promoted to the reserves in Segunda División.
On 11 May 2017, Ondoa signed for the Sevilla Atlético until 2020.
In 2017, he was voted the Most Influential Young Cameroonian in Sports.