Rigobert Song To Be Appointed Cameroon Coach On Orders Of Nations President

Yaound, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 1st Mar, 2022 ) :Former star participant Rigobert Song is ready to be named as head coach of the Cameroon nationwide crew, changing Toni Conceicao, on the orders of the nation’s president, the sports activities minister stated on Monday.

Portugal’s Conceicao has led Cameroon into the play-offs of World Cup qualifying and took them to a third-placed end on the Africa Cup of Nations on dwelling soil final month.

Sports minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi stated Cameroonian President Paul Biya has ordered the nationwide soccer federation to present the job to ex-Liverpool defender Song.

“On very high instructions from the President of the Republic, the coach of the men’s national football team, Mr Antonio Conceicao, has been replaced by Rigobert Song,” Kombi stated in a press release.

“The Cameroonian Football Federation (Fecafoot) is invited to take the necessary measures for a rapid and harmonious implementation of these very high directives.” Fecafoot has confirmed “the end of the contract” of Conceicao.

Cameroon face 2019 African champions Algeria in a two-legged play-off for a spot on the World Cup in Qatar later this 12 months on March 25 and 29.

Song, who performed in England, France, Italy, Germany and Turkey throughout his membership profession, is the Indomitable Lions’ all-time main look maker with 137.

He performed in 4 World Cups and received the 2000 and 2002 Africa Cup of Nations titles.

Song was additionally the coach of the Cameroon Under-21 facet.


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