Former Barcelona player, Samuel Eto’o has emerged as the President of Cameroon Football Federation on Saturday.
Eto’o polled 43 votes while the incumbent Pesident, Seidou Mbombo Njoya, polled 31 votes in an election that was held at the Hotel Mont Febe in Yaoundé on Saturday.
Eto’o, while declaring his intension to contest for the president, had promised to launch the reconstruction of Cameroon football.
He also said Njoya, fourth president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), had “failed miserably”.
Eto’o won the AFCON twice with Cameroon in 2000 and 2002.
The four times Africa Footballer of the year, during his 12 years illustrious career in Spain, played with Real Madrid, Leganes, Espanyol, Mallorca and Barcelona.
He also won La Liga, Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup, among others.