Cameroon FA shocked as sports activities ministry hires new staff coach


Cameroon’s soccer federation expressed its “nice astonishment” after studying that the sports activities ministry had employed Marc Brys as the brand new coach of the nation’s nationwide staff.

The Belgian succeeds Rigobert Track, whose contract expired after the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this 12 months and was not renewed.

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“The Cameroonian Soccer Federation discovered, concurrently all Cameroonians, of the appointment to positions of accountability throughout the nationwide senior males’s soccer choice,” a federation assertion stated.

It stated the choice was made “unilaterally” and expressed its “nice astonishment at this act which is opposite to the phrases of Decree No. 2014/384 of September 26, 2014 referring to the group and operation of nationwide soccer groups.”

FIFA prohibits all types of authorities involvement in soccer on a nationwide foundation. ESPN has reached out to FIFA for remark.

The federation stated it was attempting “to make clear this regrettable state of affairs.”

Track led the Indomitable Lions to the spherical of 16 on the Africa Cup of Nations.

Data from the Related Press contributed to this report.


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