By Brian Mboh
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
74-year old former Indomitable lions trainer, French-born Claude Marie Le Roy has arrived Cameroon, at the Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport via Air France.
And was saluted at the Nsimalen Airport, by a group of young Cameroonians carrying a banner written “Monsieur Claude Le Roy bienvenue au Cameroun”.
The football tactician nick-named “the white sorcerer”, was given a warm reception marked by a high freezy and was received in the VIP hall of the Yaounde Nsimalen International airport by Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi.
The white sorcerer said;
” I am very happy being in Cameroon. It is thanks to Cameroon that l was given exposure to the African continent and the world at large”.
“I want to congratulate the Cameroonian government for the great investment carried out on the construction of ultra-modern play grounds”.
“The lions have begun their competition on a good foot and it’s a great thing to find them pick a ticket for the 8th round.”
“I think Infantino’s struggle to stop Cameroon from hosting the tournament was a waste of time. Cameroon has proven to him and to the world at large on how apt and ready they could host the African soccer Jamboree. I think it’s time for the African football dominate. ”
Claude Marie Le Roy had served as head coach for six African countries notably ; Ghana, Togo,Congo Brazzaville, Senegal, DR Congo and Cameroon.
He took charge of the lions for the 1986 Nations Cup and was winner of the 1988 edition with Cameroon. Le Roy became Cameroon’s head coach upon an invitation from N’jo Léa in 1985 to part-take on the May 20th Celebration.In 1998,Le Roy had taken the lions for the World Cup, with Samuel Eto’o being the youngest player of age 17.
As a trainer Le Roy could go into the tropical zones of Cameroon for the detection of young talents. Players such as the Biyick brothers, Rigobert Song, Roger Milla,Samuel Eto’o and a host of others are a product of his hand made.
Through out his stay in Cameroon, Le Roy will be obliged to compare the strength and fighting spirit of the lions of yesterday to that of today.As well as reconnect with his former products.
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