Jean Baptiste Bisseck Appointed Head Coach of Indomitable Lionesses

Cameroon's national women's football team, Indomitable Lionesses, has a new head coach in the person of Jean Baptiste Bisseck. He has taken over from Gabriel Zabo.

The appointment of Jean Baptiste  Bisseck ends the era of Gabriel Zabo, who was appointed team coach in July 2021. Zabo guided the Women's team to the quarter-final in preparation for the Women's World Cup last year. 

Jean Baptiste Bisseck Appointed Head Coach of Indomitable Lionesses

However, Cameroon failed to qualify for the 2023 FIFA World Cup due to the below-bar performance of the team mid-last year and eventually failure to make it through the playoffs in New Zealand in early 2023. 

Who is Jean Baptiste Bisseck?

Jean Baptiste Bisseck is a UEFA license holder with vast experience in Football. He most recently took Coton Sport of Garoua through their 18th domestic championship in less than two months of getting the job. 

Prior to this, he served as a coach for Canon Yaounde, Akonangi FC of Malabo, and Eding Sport de la Lekie, leading the team to victory in the 2018 Cup. Now, he is set to lead the Indomitable Lionesses, marking his first time coaching a national team. 

What has Coach Jean Baptiste Bisseck Been up to Over the Last 11 months? 

  • Was in September 2022 hired as head coach of Canon n Yaoundé.   
  • In January 2023, he was fired by Canon Yaoundé and hired by Leopard Douala. 
  • In March 2023, he was hired by Cotonsport of Garoua, where he later in May 2023 won the 2023 Elite title with Cotonsport. 
  • In July 2023, he left Cotonsport and has in August 2023 been Appointed head coach of Indomitable Lionesses.

The above decision was made public in a release signed on 18 August 2023. It also holds that current APEJES of Mfou goalkeeper trainer Ndongo Fouda Andrienne will replace Andrea Nyamsi as goalkeeper trainer. At the same time, Ndougsa Engelbert is named fitness coach, and Ndongo Christiane Sorelle is the new team doctor.

Jean Baptiste Bisseck will be assisted by Ndoumou Mike, the current U-20 women's team coach.

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