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Former football lions promise to ensure successful AFCON organisation

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The President of the National Syndicate of Cameroon Footballers, Geremi Sorel Njitap says him and  his colleagues are willing to give their contributions in diverse domains in the successful organisation of AFCON, in order to defend the colours of Cameroon.

They assured the Minister Minister Bidoung Mkpatt recently in Yaounde, at the conference hall of the ministry. The former international football stars like Roger Milla, Bell Joseph Antione, Patrick Mbom, Emmanuel Kunde, Agbor Hans, Stephen Tataw, Rigobert Song Bahanag, Vincent Ongandji, Eugene Ekeke, to name but a fewpromised the Minister that they will get to work immediately to ensure a successful and the best Africa Cup of Nations ever.

The meeting took place in the presence of Deputy Secretary General of CAF, Anthony Baffoe. The meeting comes on the heels of the third CAF inspection mission to evaluate Cameroon’s preparedness for the 2019 Total AFCON.

For his part, Minister Bidoung Mkpatt reminded the football legends that they are the symbol of team spirit, the incarnation of values of fighting spirit, creativity and an example for youths to follow.

He said they have a preponderant role to play in order to face the huge challenge of organising the 2019 AFCON as some of them already have a rich experiences through their contacts with international organisations and that can help Cameroon give Africa the best Africa Cup of Nations Competition. He said the Local organising Committee is counting on their proposals and contributions to help Cameroon meet its objective of a successful AFCON.

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