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Cotonsport appoint Bertin Ebwelle

Former Indomitable Lion, Bertin Ebwelle has been appointed as the new head coach of Cotonsport of Garoua, the club announced on Tuesday.

He was appointed on a one-year deal, the club added.

Bertin Ebwelle was appointed about a month after Minkreo Birwé was sacked by the club following a poor start to the season.

Interim head coach Oussoumanou had steadied the ship, leading them to two wins and a draw in three league games in temporary charge.

Ebwelle who officially starts work on Thursday will emerge from the dugout in his first game against struggling New Stars of Douala.

The 56-year old was part of the Cameroon national team that shcoked the world to become the first African side to reach the quarter finals of the 1990 World Cup as he went on to pick up 69 caps for his country, winning the Africa Cup of Nations in 1988.

He has had coaching stints with Canon of Yaounde, Colombe of Dja as well as experiences in Equatorial Guinea and Indonesia.

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