A file portray of Samuel Eto’oFormer Cameroon indispensable particular person Samuel Eto’o formally filed his candidacy for the presidency of the nation’s soccer federation on Wednesday, promising he might be the “subsequent president despite the dishonest”.
Eto’o, a four-time African footballer of the 365 days, became once accompanied by a crowd of supporters as he submitted his listing at the Cameroonian federation’s headquarters in Yaounde.
“I relieve the reverse camp to note out because now we acquire accredited many of issues,” Eto’o told journalists.
The 40-365 days-historical ex-Barcelona and Inter Milan striker said the most fresh leadership had supplied him a predicament as vice-president, a proposition he rejected.
“I might be the subsequent president of the federation despite the final dishonest,” he declared.
Eto’o said it became once “time to rebuild our soccer” when he announced his intention to whisk for president in September.
The Court docket of Arbitration for Sport in January annulled the 2018 elections gained by Seidou Mbombo Njoya, who Eto’o described as having “failed miserably”.
Fresh elections are scheduled for December, a month sooner than Cameroon hosts the Africa Cup of Countries, a tournament delayed a 365 days by the Covid-19 pandemic.