2016: Set personal bests with 27 games played, 26 starts, 2,316 minutes played and five assists in his third MLS regular season… Reached 50 career starts in MLS on August 13 in New York… Reached 5,000 career minutes in MLS on October 2 in Orlando… Named once to the MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week and twice the Videotron Player of the Game… Selected the Members’ Player of the Month for September… Started all five MLS Cup Playoffs games, scoring one goal in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Final, while adding one assist… Also started one Amway Canadian Championship.
2015: Completed transfer to New York Red Bulls on January 9… Acquired from the Red Bulls by the Impact on January 27 along with midfielder Eric Alexander, an international player spot and allocation money in exchange for midfielder Felipe and the first spot in the MLS allocation ranking… Concluded his second MLS season with 22 starts and 1,864 minutes played at full back, scoring his first career MLS goal on June 24 in Toronto… Selected once as Videotron Mobile Player of the Game… Started the Knockout Round game against Toronto and both Eastern Conference Semifinal games against Columbus, registering 265 minutes in the MLS Cup Playoffs… Also started two Amway Canadian Championship games.
2014 : Acquired on loan by the Red Bulls on March 6… Named the club’s Newcomer of the Year after amassing three assists in 13 games played, including 11 starts, in his first season in MLS… Appeared as a substitute in the first three MLS Cup Playoffs games, assisting Bradley Wright-Phillip’s 90th-minute winner in the Knockout Round win over Sporting KC… Started and played a full 90 in both legs of the Eastern Conference Championship against New England… Started in three CONCACAF Champions League matches and one U.S. Open Cup game… Also started five MLS Reserve League games… Started in a 1-0 win against English giants Arsenal on July 26.
2010-2013 : Won three championships with Coton Sport FC in Cameroon’s first division (2010, 2011, and 2013), as well as the Cameroon Cup in 2011… Also helped Coton Sport reach the CAF Champions League semifinals.
Played 25 games with the Cameroon National Team, helping the Lions indomptables win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after starting all six games… Scored his first goal on January 20, 2015, in a 1-1 draw with Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations… Started four 2018 World Cup qualifiers… Made his debut with the selection on September 6, 2014, against the Democratic Republic of Congo… Also took part in the FIFA U20 World Cup in 2011.
Played with Cameroon club Moussango FC, from 2008 to 2010.
Son of Bitolo Oyongo Michel and Amatama Toua Hortense… Has a son, Uriel… Has three brothers, Daniel, Christian and Samuel, and two sisters, Adeline and Nicole… Cousin Salomon Olembé played with Nantes and Marseille in Ligue 1 and with the Cameroon national team… Founded dancing school Bibizaine in Yaounde, Cameroon… Also enjoys basketball.