Former Cameroon senior national team captain Samuel Eto’o is the new president of the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) after he was elected to the position on Saturday. 

The 40-year-old former Barcelona and Real Madrid star, who beat incumbent Seydou Mbombouo Njoya, is going to be in charge of Cameroon football for the next four years.¬†Eto’o received 43 votes while Njoya got 31.

Capped 118 times by Cameroon, Eto’o is a 2000 and 2002 Africa Cup of Nations winner with the Indomitable Lions. 

Eto’o, a winner of Olympic gold in Sydney 2000, won the African Player of the Year award in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2010.

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