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Full name Ephrem Marie M'Bom
Date of birth (1954-07-18)18 July 1954
Place of birth Yaoundé, Cameroon
Date of death 20 September 2020(2020-09-20) (aged 66)
Place of death Douala, Cameroon
Playing position Leftback
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1975 Rail Douala
1975–1976 Éclair Douala
1976–1977 Léopard Douala
1977–1988 Canon Yaoundé
1988–1989 Dragon Yaoundé
National team
1981–1984 Cameroon 7 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ephrem Marie M'Bom (18 July 1954 – 20 September 2020) was a Cameroonian professional footballer. He competed for the Cameroon national football team at the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Club career

M'Bom began playing football with Rail FC of Douala in 1973 as an attacking player. He would move to left back in 1975, and play as a defender for Eclair Douala, Léoprad Douala, Canon Yaoundé and Dragon Yaoundé until he retired in 1989. Nicknamed Wire due to his slender build, he won five league titles with Canon as well as two Champions Cups and a Cup Winners Cup.

International career

M'Bom made several appearances for the Cameroon national football team, participating in the 1982 African Cup of Nations finals.

Personal life

After retiring as a player, Mbom worked for the national railway company. He died on September 20, 2020 at the age of 66 from a tumor in his leg.


1979, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1986
  • Cameroonian Cup: 3
1978, 1983, 1986
1978, 1980
  • African Cup Winners' Cup: 1
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