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Cameroon – Issa Hayatou: Former CAF president makes his first official appearance after his nomination at ANAFOOT

Written by Deckson N.

The new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Football Academy was received on May 26, 2017 at the Cameroonian Golf Federation.

Despite his somewhat hesitant step, Issa Hayatou had a radiant face. Dressed in a blue gandoura, the new chairman of the board of the National Football Academy (ANAFOOT), arrived at the headquarters of the Cameroonian Golf Federation around 11:30.

Welcomed by the boss of the Place, Yves Martin Assiga Ahanda, Issa Hayatou looked like shoved. After a brief head-to-head meeting with his host, the former president of the Confederation of African Football was given a guided tour of the FECAGOLF headquarters. The opportunity for the former basketball player to receive gifts offered by his host.

A gesture appreciated by Issa Hayatou who did not fail to highlight it. “I am pleasantly surprised to see the seat of this federation. I was far from imagining that there are so many efforts around golf. This is an opportunity for me to congratulate the leaders of this sport something enviable not only in Cameroon but in the African continent, “said the former president of FECAFOOT.

For his part, the president of the FECOGULF said that “President Hayatou is one of the greatest African leaders of all time. He has just been honored by the President of the Republic who appointed him as ANAFOOT’s PCA. It is therefore, to the credit of our federation by such a great leader. It’s a way for us to look for experience, not just for football, but for sport in general.

Issa Hayatou also took the opportunity to return to his appointment to ANAFOOT. “I am very honored by the act that the Head of State has laid down for me. You know, I’m coming back from Addis Ababa where to be honest I lost. This act made me forget this failure. So I am proud and I take this opportunity to thank the Head of State, “he said.

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