Cameroon: One hundred candidates for the succession of Akono





One hundred of applications on the table of the Cameroonian Football Federation to succeed to Jean Paul Akono. This was what was said by Junior Binyam, communication manager of the instance.

Among the applications, there are great technicians. Lemerre, Luis Fernandez, Paul Leguen, Claude Le Roy, Henri Michel, Sven-Göran Eriksson, Marco Simone and Pierre Lechantre … A commission will be set to establish “a short list of three” to be sent to the Minister of Sports, responsible for choosing the new coach among them, said communication manager.

The Interim, Jean Paul Akono appointed in September 2012 said he was shocked when he learned that the Federation sought another technician. Some former players want Akono as coach. The name of the former international Patrick Mboma had circulated in the wings, but the former Paris Saint Germain player has denied this information. The Indomitable Lions are currently leading Group I in the playoffs of 2014 Brazil World Cup Brazil. In June, Samuel Eto’o and his teammates will face Togo on behalf of the fourth day.


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