Samuel Eto’o a former Camerounian football star has been elected the Président de La Fecafoot (President of Cameroun FA). The former Chelsea and Barcelona forward was elected over the weekend after he defeated the interim president of the country’s football federation, Seidou Mbombo Njoya.
The former Inter Milan Player aced with a total of 43 votes to become the elected Président de La Fecafoot after he massed a total of 43 votes from members of FECAFOOT’s general assembly during the election, which took place on Saturday, December 11
He took to his Instagram page to share the good news with his fans in a post which reads;
‘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 @fecafootofficiel.
‘Every single vote represents the energy and ambition of our football family to take our beloved sport to a level we’ve never seen before. Let’s get to work.’
The four times African Footballer of the Year is by date Cameroun’s greatest footballer, after he won the award 3 years in a row and scoring 56 goals in 118 appearances during his international career.