Cameroon Footballers trade Union better known by the French acronym SYNAFOC has handed football boots to players of Yong Sports Academy YOSA FC.
The trade union officials to Bamenda led by former international footballer and player of the indomitable Geremi Njitab who doubles as president of the union handed over the football boots Thursday June 15, 2017. Accompanied to Bamenda by employees of the union and other members amongst them former indomitable lion players Masing and Mbah Njama,

Njitab also used the ceremony to educate the young and active footballers on the objectives of the trade union which he emphasized was the only in Cameroon with the primary responsibility of protecting players.
“This visit is special first because we came to congratulate and to encourage you. You are doing according to me the best profession in the world which is football. Most of you are young and you want to become professionals and also defend the colours of Cameroon national teams. ” Njitab said.  To achieve this dream Njitab reiterated “there are key things you have to learn. First you must work and train very hard, secondly you have to be ambitious, and the thirdly and most important you have to be discipline. Self-discipline and respecting the discipline of the team is very important for your career.” The fulfilled player will also recommend rest and attention to advice from coaches and the trade union. 
During a question and answer session players who were visibly satisfied with the presentation of the Trade Union raised worries which ranged from issues of poor health care, lack of insurance, ignorance on contract issues, poor infrastructure and lack proper resting time due to poor league planning.
The Njitab led delegation will encourage the players to be discipline and obedient and pay attention to detail when signing contracts never to be in a hurry. They will also assure the players of the trade union’s readiness to assist handle professional issues when the need arises.
 Amongst those who welcomed the Njitab delegatin to Bamenda was Yong Jacques president of YOSA who himself was visibly satisfied with the donation to his players. According to him it is the first time he is witnessing such a gesture adding that the boots will greatly help the young players. The players appreciated the quality of boots corroborating their president that they will be of great help to them.
Created in 1996 as Association of Cameroon Footballers and now a trade union, SYNAFOC is a member of FIFPRO a structure charged with the management of professional footballers worldwide with recognition from FIFA and CAF governing football in the world and in Africa.
Derick BAKAH

Derick BAKAH

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