Cameroon FA gets new president, Samuel Eto’o
Barcelona and Cameroon Football legend, Samuel Eto’o, has been elected as the President of the Cameroon Football Federation, FECAFOOT.
This was during FECAFOOT’s Elective General Assembly, that took place on Saturday, at the Monte Febe Hotel in Yaoundé.
Eto’o, 40, will now head Cameroon’s delegation at the 2021 African Nations Cup, to be played in Cameroon as from January to February 2022.
Following the pulling out of other candidates, the former Inter Milan and Chelsea forward contested against incumbent Mbombo Njoya and sealed the presidential seat.
Only one out of the 76 delegates who were supposed to vote in the elections failed to show up.
Maboang Kessack, Justin Tagouh and Crépin Nyamsi, gave their support to the former FC Barcelona forward, while Jules Denis Onana and Zacharie Wanja, rallied behind Seidou Mbombo Njoya.
Eto’o who played for fourteen clubsides during his professional career with a number of laurels and silverware to his name will now take over the leadership of one of the biggest FA’s in the African continent.
This article was updated 1 year ago