Elokobi’s pride at Cameroon call-up

Elokobi has been named in the Cameroon squad for the first time for

a training camp in France later this month as the Indomitable Lions

prepare for their next African Cup of Nations qualifiers. The

24-year-old is looking forward to linking up with his country’s

squad and is hoping to catch the eye of coach Javier Clemente as he

aims to become a regular in the side. “I was delighted to get the

call to join up with my country for a training camp in France,”

Elokobi told skysports.com. Huge honour”It is a huge honour for

myself and my family and it is definitely the proudest moment of my

career so far. “Growing up it is always one of your ambitions to

play for your country and I am no different. “I love my country, I

love Cameroon and I am proud to be given the chance to play for my

country. “I will go to the training camp and give 100 per cent and

show the manager what sort of player I am. “I hope I can bring

something different to the squad and I will do everything I can to

become a regular for my country “If I do well hopefully I can win a

place in the squad for the qualifiers for the African Cup of

Nations.” Elokobi believes playing for Cameroon can help him become

a better player as he will playing at the highest level with the

likes of Samuel Eto’o. “Cameroon have a number of great players

like Eto’o and obviously I can learn from them and become an even

better player,” added Elokobi. “Playing international football is

the highest level you can play at and that is something I have

always strived to do.