Saturday, December 10, 2022

Ex-Barca Striker Samuel Eto’o Set To Run For The Cameroonian Federation Presidency

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Former Barcelona striker and Ex-AFCON Samuel Eto’o has announced that he will be joining the race for Presidency of the Cameroonian football federation. Samuel Eto'o

The role as football chief in the country set to host  January’s Africa Cup of Nations became vacant when the incumbent Seidou Mbombo Njoya saw his tenure cancelled by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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Eto’o had supported Mbomo’s election campaign, but two years after his retirement from playing the 40-year-old says his passion for the game is driving him back.It's A Fact, I'm The Best African Player Ever - Samuel Eto'o

“I am honoured and pleased to announce my candidacy for the Presidency of the Cameroon Football Federation. After careful considerations, I have decided to take this initiative out of love for Cameroon and passion for our football,” Eto’o said on social media.
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“It would be an honour to be at the service of the establishment that has bestowed upon me all the accolades I’ve received so far.

“Waiting is not an option. It is time to rebuild our football. We can no longer delay the revamping of our number one sport because the rest of the world is moving on; it is progressing without us.”Samuel Eto’oIt's A Fact, I'm The Best African Player Ever - Samuel Eto'o

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