FECAFOOT Elections: Calls for Samuel Eto'o to contest for President intensify

By Bakah Derick

Calls have continued to flood social media platforms for retired Cameroon International to contest for the office of President of the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT). From his personal accounts to others, the voices are growing louder by the day. 

According to millions of internet users, the two times African Nations Cup (AFCON) winner and Olympic Games medal winner for Cameroon now on retirement is the best thing that can happen to Cameroon football should he become President. 


The former captain of the Cameroon national football team is yet to make a statement in response though there are signs he could speak on the matter before the week runs out.


Born on the March 10, 1981, the record four times winner of the African player of the year winner, has featured on the list of candidates as delegate to the Littoral regional league from the Sanaga Maritime division. 


After being cleared of a possible double nationality hindrance, one of the world's best striker of all times according to pundits has been pictured recently with many State leaders around Africa in what has been described as a firm leadership public relations necessary to make African football move forward. 

The national and international sports and football policy influencer could no doubt cause an offset should he decide to run against incumbent Saidou Mbombo Njoya.