By Angu Lesley
Potential Indomitable Lions of Cameroon forward Youssoufa Moukoko who has represented Germany at different categories of the youth teams will meet the president of the Cameroon football federation, Samuel Eto’o Fils.
According information kick442.com obtained from Parlonfoot237 Moukoko, a native of Yaounde who holds a German passport will meet Eto’o on Thursday to discuss football development in the country, a moment which will be used to discuss the players international career.
Germany have expressed huge desire to have the striker on board; “In Youssoufa, we have an extraordinary talent in Germany, who we want to nurture with caution and accordingly to his performance. After close discussions with Borussia Dortmund, we decided to call up him up, because we think his participation will help both the team and his own development,” Germany Under-21 trainer Stefan Kuntz is quoted by Goal.com earlier this year, but the newly-elected president of FECAFOOT, Eto’o has the charisma to turn the player’s head to cause him play for Cameroon and he is not doing it alone.
Moukoko who set a new appearance record in the Bundesliga in November last year and a new scorer record a month later is expected to also meet Cameroon’s Sports and physical education minister professor Narcisse Mouelle Kombi.
The teenager who was born in Yaounde Cameroon moved to Germany less than a decade ago.
Indomitable of Lions Cameroon head coach António Conceição Da Silva Oliviera has openly expressed his admiration of the boy’s talent and revealed the technical staff were keen on getting the boy.
Going by FIFA laws, playing for the U21s of a national selection still leaves a player open to a switch of nationality.
Moukoko joined Dortmund’s academy ranks in 2016 from St Pauli and graduated to the senior squad last year and has since played ten games for the first team, scoring once at 17.
Last month, Cameroonian Football Coach and enthusiast, Augustin Kwamo-Kamdem who masterminded Moukoko’s development in Germany revealed the various means through which Cameroon could get Germany-based youngster.
Kwamo-Kamdem, renowned for his works in Germany having trained the likes of Ghanaian legend and former Deputy General Secretary of CAF, Anthony Baffoe and German legend Lukas Podolski, said Cameroon through the FA needs to get the right people capable of convincing the potential Indomitable Lion, to talk to the promising star on the possibilities of him switching to represent Cameroon.
Meeting Eto’o could be the final push to have the player on board for future assignments for the Indomitable Lions.
Moukoko’s elder brother Borel Moukoko recently signed for Cameroon Elite One Championship side APEJES of Mfou. In all his family has very strong ties in Cameroon.
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