How ‘dans la sauce’, a 2016 song lnspired Cameroon’s AFCON Victory

Cameroon’s current African Cup of Nations (AFCON) triumph in Gabon had many parts to it. The misfortunes with players turning down call ups was the main news around the Indomitable Lions going into the competition.

Eventually there was discussion of training boycott over absence of payment to the players yet another perspective that resounds among Cameroonians is a melody that revitalized the charge of the Lions towards eminence.

The melody ”Dans la sauce,” which actually implies ”In the soup,” was well known among Cameroonians who saw the group’s enduring improvement in the opposition as a method for putting all rivals in the ‘triumph soup.’

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In reality amid the official introduction of the trophy to the President last Tuesday, Paul Biya had cause to utilize the term in a deliver to the players. “You have faced the most formidable teams, the most experienced, and as you say, you put them in the soup,”he said to a series of giggling and acclaim.

The hashtag ‘dans la sauce’ likewise drifted via web-based networking media sooner or later. The majority of them identifying with expressions of congrats to the lions and festivity of their triumph.

The melody was released in May 2016 by artiste Kien Rennise Nde, prominently alluded to by her stage name Reniss. She is a Cameroonian artist and lyricist whose tunes are in English, French, Pidgin, and nearby dialect, Ngeumba.

The video on Youtube has been viewed more than 2.6 million circumstances. It mixes two primary areas – a nearby kitchen setup and a blitzy dance club. Reniss abandons her mom in the kitchen and getaways to the club where she engages benefactors to the track.


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