Clinton in Abuja.
Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o has expressed his desire to run for the office of his country’s football federation (FECAFOOT).
The four times African footballer of the year and former Barcelona and Inter Milan star, who is Cameroon’s all-time leading scorer and third most capped player, with 56 goals in 118 caps, made the announcement on his social media page
Eto’o explained that he had taken the decision ‘out of love for Cameroon and passion for our football’ in the following statement:
“We must live up to the huge efforts invested by president Paul Biya and the entire government, to provide our country with infrastructures worthy of our prestigious history.”
In his prime, Eto’o was regarded by pundits as one of the best strikers in the world, and he is regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time.
The General Assembly of FECAFOOT is to elect the President and members of Executive Committee of FECAFOOT come October 2021