Eto’o gunning for Fecafoot presidency

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Four-time African player of the year and Cameroon’s all time leading scorer Samuel Eto’o has thrown his hat in the ring for the presidency of the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot).

The former Indomitable Lions goal poacher on Tuesday evening announced his candidacy for the top position via his social media pages.

The ex-Barcelona and Inter Milan star said the decision was “out of love for Cameroon and passion for our football.”

The 40-year-old joins a long list of former players amongst them Bell Jojo and Maboang Kesack who have previously contested for the position.

The delayed Fecafoot elections are expected to take place on 11 December, with the Africa Cup of Nations set to start in Cameroon on 9 January.

Other candidates have until 11 October to declare their intention to run.

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By FARPost Reporter