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FIFA-CAF hold Cameroon By The Balls, Other Facts About Fecafoot Extra-Ordinary General Assembly

FIFA and CAF indicated they would report Cameroon to the right quarters should government go ahead to stop Fecafoot meeting set for July 13.

A joint letter from the Secretaries General of the continental and World bodies changed things immediately.

Mamadi Mahamat the DO of Yaounde II who has sent out a suspension notice for Fecfafoot meeting indicating the forces of law and order were to take action, made a u-turn to authorize the meeting.

Sports Minister, Kombi Mouelle who expressed indignation at the meeting because it did not respect the laws of the country, the spirit and letter of CAS decision and the federation statutes also had to bow to FIFA and CAF order.

Sports minister however has indicated that while they have taken note of the FIFA-CAF letter, he wished that the said meeting and election process be conducted in legality, respect of public order, spirit of consensus and assembly.

The Court of Arbitration for Sports, CAS, declared the Seidou Mbombo Njoya executive elected in 2019 illegal in January 2021, but authorized FIFA to maintain them to carry out the elections at the federation.

It should be noted that the members of the 2009 executive are eligible to vote according to CAS decision.