Samuel Eto’o to contest for Cameroon Football Federation Presidency
Ex-Cameroon international Samuel Eto’o has declared his intention to contest for Cameroon Football Federation presidency (Fecafoot).
Samuel Eto’o scored 56 goals in 118 games as a player for Cameroon.
The Ex-Barcelona and Inter Milan Star made the declaration on his online media pages on Tuesday evening, saying he had taken the choice “out of affection for Cameroon and energy for our football.”
“Tme is expiring. Holding up isn’t an alternative. The time has come to remake our football,” Eto’o said.
The postponed Fecafoot races are relied upon to happen on 11 December, with the Africa Cup of Nations set to begin in Cameroon on 9 January.
Fecafoot has not declared when it will deliver the last rundown of qualified applicants who can run for the administration.
Eto’o, 40, had a famous playing profession, winning homegrown and European titles in both Spain and Italy.
The four-time African player of the year is his nation’s record scorer with 56 goals in 118 games and furthermore appreciated brief stretches in the English Premier League with Chelsea and Everton, finishing his playing vocation in Qatar.
At global level, he assisted Cameroon with winning the Africa Cup of Nations in 2000 and 2002 and was a gold medallist at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Source: africaneditors.com/African Editors