Cameroonian soccer entered a new era this Saturday, December 11. Samuel Eto’o, double African champion with the Indomitable Lions, was elected president of the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) for the next 4 years.
The former international obtained 43 votes against 31 for his opponent, the outgoing president Seidou Mbombo Njoya.
»This is historic. This election took place in a democratic and constructive spirit, » said Samuel Eto’o to Jeune Afrique.
At the announcement of this news, cries of joy invaded the capital Yaoundé.
The work of the legend in Cameroonian soccer is colossal. And it begins with the next African Cup of Nations, which will be held at home from January 9 to February 6, 2022.