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Samuel Eto'o wins Cameroon football presidency

Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) on Saturday elected football legend Samuel Eto'o to manage affairs of the football governing body for a period of four years.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Dec 2021 6:30 AM GMT

YAOUNDE: Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) on Saturday elected football legend Samuel Eto'o to manage affairs of the football governing body for a period of four years.

Eto'o was elected president of FECAFOOT by 43 votes ahead of his close rival, outgoing federation's president Seidou Mbombo Njoya with 31 votes, according to results of the elections held in the capital, Yaounde.

"I'll be remembering today as one of the proudest moments of my life. I'm deeply grateful to be elected as the new president of FECAFOOT. Every vote represents the energy and ambition of our football family to take our beloved sport to a level we've never seen before," Eto'o said after the election.

Samuel Eto'o is four-time winner of African player of the year. In his prime, he was regarded by pundits as one of the best strikers in the world. Agencies

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