By Brian Mboh
Elite one and two clubs representatives have unanimously agreed, on the latest innovations brought in by the Cameroon Football Federation, Fecafoot team and the Transitional Professional League Council.
Following a one hour meeting that brought together these club leaders and the FA officials at the headquarters of the Cameroon Football Federation on March 14th 2022.
The President of the Cameroon Elite Clubs Association, PWD’s leader Pascal Abunde had this insightful declarations on the new prospects of the Cameroonian league at the end of the meeting, between the federation officials, Club Presidents and some members of the Transitional Professional League Council that took place at the Fecafoot head office to set the working conditions for the different Elite One and Two clubs prior to the new season set to kick-off on Wednesday,16 March 2022 in Mbouda.
” We were very happy to respond to the invitation of President Samuel Eto’o. At the end of which we all decided to accompany him in this giant project of upgrading the standard of the Cameroonian league .”
“Henceforth, the championship will be played in a single group, n four selected towns notably Yaounde, Bafoussam, Douala and Limbe. ” He added
The 25 Elite One clubs to participate in the 2022/2023 season, will receive a sum of 20 million FCFA from the Federation, iIncluding 3 million FCFA for the purchase of training materials.
As of now 12 million FCFA has been given to the various teams to better prepare for the season to kick-off this Wednesday.
“Also, thirty-five players are expected to participate in these competitions for the season. The various teams will be lodged in at least a three to four star hotels. And their feeding to be handled by the Federation. “
“With these efforts, l think all the clubs have to do is to be at work. So as to produce a spectacular performance that could attract more sponsors to have interest in our league. We host a great number of players with an immense talent, ” Pascal Abunde said.
As for the Elite One clubs, a sum of FCFA 7 million has been disbursed into their accounts already out of the FCFA 12 million destined for the season and a sum of 3 million for training kits. All these laudable initiatives from Samuel Eto’o and the newly created Transitional Professional Football League council falls within his numerous efforts to give the Cameroonian football the esteem it deserves.