Tataw, captain of the Indomitable Lions at the World 90, is dead
August 1, 2020
The Indomitable Lions in mourning. Former captain of Cameroon’s national football team, Stephen Tataw, died in Yaoundé on Friday, the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) said. “Stephen Tataw died on Friday in Yaoundé from illness,” the federation wrote on Twitter. The 57-year-old Stephen Tataw was the captain of the national football team during the world Cup 1990 in Italy, when the team reached the quarter-finals, eliminated by England, after having notably beaten Argentina, then reigning world champion.
He won the CAN in 1988
Two years earlier, the Indomitable Lions had won the Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco, with Stephen Tataw as defender. Besides his career in the national team, Stephen Tataw has played in the elite championship of Cameroon and Japan. He had put himself at the service of Fecafoot as responsible for the supervision of national football teams.