Football Language: Indomitable Lions

Indomitable LionsThe nickname of the Cameroon football team is ‘The Indomitable Lions‘ with the adjective ‘indomitable‘ meaning something that cannot be tamed though some dictionaries also suggest the meaning is ‘invincible’. The Indomitable Lions.
    • Example: The Indomitable Lions first came to prominence with their performances in the 1982 World Cup when they were undefeated.
    • Example: Cameroon – the Indomitable Lions – won their fifth African Cup of Nations in Gabon after defeating Egypt 2-1.

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