Former worldwide Samuel Eto’o has been elected president of the Cameroon Football Federation, the physique introduced on Saturday.
The former Barcelona and Inter Milan star gained 43 votes to beat performing president Seidou Mbombo Njoya, who collected 31.
The vote was held after the Court of Arbitration for Sport in January annulled Njoya’s victory in a 2018 election.
When submitting his candidacy on November 17, Eto’o, a four-time African footballer of the yr, mentioned: “I would be the subsequent president of the federation regardless of all of the dishonest.”
Eto’o mentioned Njoya, who he supported in 2018, had “failed miserably”.
Cameroon will host the African Cup of Nations in January, a event delayed a yr by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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