|Is|| Athlete |
Association football player
|Birth||12 November 1988, Douala, Wouri, Littoral, Cameroon|
Benjamin Moukandjo Bilé (born 12 November 1988) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays for FC Lorient in Ligue 1 as a forward.
Moukandjo began his career in hometown’s Kadji Sports Academy, joining the club’s youth setup in 1998, aged 10. Nine years later he moved to France, joining Stade Rennais. In September 2008, after appearing only with the reserve squad, he was loaned out to L’Entente SSG.
Moukandjo returned to Rennes in June 2009, but rescinded his link and joined Nîmes Olympique on 31 August 2009. He appeared regularly for the side in Ligue 2, and later moved to AS Monaco FC on 31 January 2011.
In May, after Monaco’s relegation, Moukandjo was linked with Liverpool, but joined AS Nancy Lorraine instead.
On 18 July 2014, Moukandjo moved to the Ligue 1 side Stade de Reims on a two-year deal.
On 4 June 2011, Moukandjo made his debut for the Cameroon national football team, starting in a 0–0 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification draw against Senegal. He netted his first international goal on 16 June of the following year, the winner against Guinea-Bissau.
Moukandjo was selected in Cameroon’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and started in all three group matches, against Mexico, Croatia and Brazil respectively.
At the 2015 African Cup of Nations, he scored Cameroon’s goal in a 1–1 draw with Guinea at the group stage.
Two years later, he was named Man of the Match in the final as Cameroon won the Africa Cup of Nations for the fifth time.
|1.||16 June 2012||Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé, Cameroon||Guinea-Bissau|
|1–0||2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||17 November 2013||Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé, Cameroon||Tunisia|
|4–1||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3.||24 January 2015||Nuevo Estadio de Malabo, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea||Guinea|
|1–1||2015 Africa Cup of Nations|
|4.||30 March 2015||Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand||Thailand|
|5.||3 September 2016||Limbe Stadium, Limbe, Cameroon||Gambia|
|2–0||2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|6.||9 October 2016||Stade Mustapha Tchaker, Blida, Algeria||Algeria|
|1–1||2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|7.||10 January 2017||Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo, Yaoundé, Cameroon||Zimbabwe|
|8.||14 January 2017||Stade de l’Amitié, Libreville, Gabon||Burkina Faso|
|1–1||2017 Africa Cup of Nations|
- Africa Cup of Nations: 2017