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Defender Yann Songo'o signed with Sporting Kansas City on December 13, 2012.
He represented Cameroon at the 2011 African Youth Championship in South Africa, helping his country reach the final and qualify for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He was again selected for Cameroon's under-20 squad for the FIFA tournament and played in a 1-0 victory over Uruguay in the group stage finale to send his country through to the knockout round.
After developing as a youth with Deportivo de la Coruña and Real Zaragoza in Spain, Songo'o spent a short stint in France at FC Metz before returning to Zaragoza. Songo'o featured for Real Zaragoza B from 2010-2011, drawing interest from Real Madrid and FC Barcelona before moving up to Spain's Liga Adelante (Segunda Division) with CE Sabadell FC. He appeared in a Copa del Rey second round qualifier for the club.
Most recently, Songo'o joined Pobla de Mafumet CF in January 2012. He is the son of former Cameroon goalkeeping great Jacques Songo'o, a four-time member of Cameroon's World Cup teams, and the brother of Portland Timbers midfielder Franck Songo'o.