AFCON 2021 Cameroon: Eto'o, others induce Presidency Chief Scribe to playing football as fact-finding mission turns sweet
By Bakah Derrck
Pictures of the Minister of State, Secretary General at the Presidency of the Republic of Cameroon Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh playing football with retired football big names have been circulating on social media since October 16, 2021.
The Presidency Chief Scribe and the retired football hotshots played together in Douala at the Bonamoussadi training facility and the celebrated pitch of the Japoma sports complex.
At the Bonamoussadi training facility, four times African best player award winner Samuel Eto'o is seen in a ball control run with the Minisyer of State Secretary General. In very stylish form, the two men share smiles that portray a pair with much familiarity and desire to "play" together.
In what looked like a remake of history at the Japoma, the SG is seen in a position of ball expectation in a semi circle to the goal post as Eto'o controls from the other end with El Hadji Diouf of Senegal, Cameroon and Africa's female football icon Gaelle Enganamouit looking on... El Hadji will later be seen taking some kicks from the penalty spot as the Presidency strongman looks on.
The much fun noticed in the pictures circulating is emerging from a fact-finding mission ordered by President Paul Biya involving the Minister of State Secretary General at the Presidency, some members of government, former football adepts and other stakeholders to ascertain the country's readiness for the continent's biggest football event expected from.January 6 2022.
The delegation is expected to go through all the five host cities being Douala, Bafoussam, Limbe-Buea, Garoua and Yaounde. Reports suggest that so far the delegation has not seen much to worry about.
Interviews granted on the sidelines by the retired football superstars convey a feeling of satisfaction so far.
Photo credits: Municipal Updates