Africa Soccer Rigobert Song appointed new Cameroon head coach, Conceiçao fired !

Rigobert Song

Rigobert Song is the new Indomitable Lions head coach, Cameroon Sports Ministry announced on Monday evening as Portuguese manager Antonio Conceiçao is sacked.

Toni Conceiçao’s future was cloudy since he failed to guide Cameroon to AFCON glory on their home soil.

The Bronze medal won against Burkina Faso didn’t help the 60-year old in keeping his job and a FECAFOOT statement signed by its president Samuel Eto’o confirmed his departure.

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“Cameroon Football Federation would like to inform the public and the football family of the end of coach Antonio Conceiçao’s contract”, the statement reads.

In the wake of the FA’s press release followed that of the Sports Ministry signed by Narcisse Mouelle Kombi announcing the appointment of Song.

With 137 games, Rigobert Song is the most capped player in Cameroon history.
With 137 games, Rigobert Song is the most capped player in Cameroon history.

Here’s the new coaching staff of Cameroon national team

Head coach : Rigobert Song

Assistant coach : Sebastien Migne

Team Manager : Raymond Kalla

2nd Assistant coach : Augustine Simo

Goalkeepers coach : Hamadou Souleymanou

Fitness coach : Fevre Raphaël

Video Analyst : Baltaze David

Song and his staff will be in charge of the upcoming double header against Algeria in March for the 2022 FIFA World Cup play-offs.


Aimé ATTI is a bilingual journalist who breathes football and shares his passion on Africa Top Sports

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