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Cameroon-MTN Elite One:  Samuel Eto’o Announces 20M Disbursed for Clubs

Next football season, the clubs will each receive not 23 million as they used to, but 48 million CFA F as a subsidy from FECAFOOT.

The communication unit of the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) reports that for the next season, the clubs of the MTN Elite One are spoiled! Each team will receive a subsidy of 48 million CFA francs, announced the president of FECAFOOT during a consultation this Thursday, August 4, 2022, with club officials.
The meeting was held at the headquarters of the body in the Tsinga neighborhood in Yaounde. Another revolution, the champion of Cameroon for the 2022/2023 season will receive an envelope of 50 million FCFA for the title and another of 50 million FCFA for participation in the Champions League, i.e. a total of 100 million FCFA.
An envelope of 5 million CFA francs will be allocated to each club for the creation of a team of young U15 and U17. Samuel Eto’o also announced the payment to the clubs of the rest of the state subsidy for the past season, as soon as the money is available.
To cut short the controversies maintained by a certain press, the President revealed the amount paid by the sponsor MTN each year.
To make the clubs more competitive on a professional level, he announced the organization of a training seminar for the administrative managers of the clubs. This will allow all clubs to be up to date in the daily management of their various structures. As a result, we should observe speed in justifying the expenses incurred.
Samuel Eto’o also announced the holding of the Golden Ball ceremony which will reward the best players in the Cameroonian championships. For him, the concept of the Cameroonian Ballon d’Or must be exhumed. There is also the champions trophy which will be organized by the federation with an American Show.
The start of the championship is scheduled for October 15, 2022, and ends in April 2023. The truce for all championships will take place before the World Cup, on November 7 to be precise. The recovery is scheduled for January 7, 2023.
The MTN Elite Two Championship starts on October 29, while the Guinness Super League kicks off on November 5 and ends on March 26, 2023. The Cameroon Cup will be launched in March 2023 and the date of the final proposal for May 2023.
The Champions Trophy which will pit the champion against the winner of the cup will take place on October 12, 2022. The Golden Ball ceremony will be held on the same day. A proposal for the dates of the Cameroon Cup this year has already been made to the Presidency of the Republic.
At the end of the meeting, the club presidents expressed their satisfaction. “The president of Fecafoot has kept his word, he had promised that he will double the envelope of the subsidy, and he did it. We start from 23 million to 48 million FCFA”, rejoiced Pascal Abunde, president of PWD of Bamenda and president of ACEC, the collective of presidents of elite clubs in Cameroon.


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