By Afeseh Apong
▪️ FECAFOOT Elections took place on Saturday December 11, at the Mont Febe hotel in yaounde.
▪️ Seidou Mbombo Njoya and Samuel Eto’o were the main contenders.
▪️ Eto’o won with 43 votes, as compared to 31 for Seidou Mbombo Njoya.
Outgoing FECAFOOT president Seidou Mbombo Njoya, has congratulated Samuel Eto’o following his victory as Cameroon’s FA’s new boss.
The former indomitable lions striker won the elections by a 12 votes different, and will now lead Cameroon Football for the next four years.
“The Cameroonian Football Federation @FecafootOfficie has a new President. I congratulate @SamuelEtoo and wish him every success,” Njoya wrote on his Twitter handle shortly after the elections.
“Thank you to those who continued to believe in the project that we were carrying and in the successes that we have recorded together in recent years.
It was a real pleasure to make my small contribution to our football”, he added.
“Thank you to the football players and staff who have devoted themselves to my side, with the conviction to give the king sport a good trajectory.
I ask them to give the new team the useful help so that the flag of our country flies higher.
On his part, President elect Samuel Eto’o said it will be a memorable day in his life, as he opens a new chapter in his career.
“I’ll be remembering today as one of the proudest moments of my life. I’m deeply grateful for to be elected as the new president of @FecafootOfficie. Every vote represents the energy and ambition of our football family to take our beloved sport to a level we’ve never seen before,” said Samuel Eto’o.
Global football stars like Yaya Touré, were amongst those to congratulate the all time Cameroon top scorer, for his recent success.
“Congratulations President,” Yaya Touré wrote.
“Fantastic to see my friend @SamuelEtoo flying high and elected as the @FecafootOfficie president, Wonderful news 👊🏾.
Samuel Eto’o has unveiled a rich manifesto, with the main aim being to rebrand Cameroon Football. Amongst other juicy projects Eto’o is targeting, is the constitution of 10 stadia across the country.
The Samuel Eto’o Fils led bureau, have four years to right the wrongs of his predecessors.
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