As we announced last month, Rigobert Song, another legend of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, has officially become the new head coach of the national team.
Rigobert Song will lead the Lions against Algeria for the play-off match at the World Cup next March (25th, go to Douala, and 29th, return to Blida).
Even if on the side of the Ministry of Sports, we had recorded the extension of the Portuguese, Eto’o worked behind the scenes to change things.
And as often since the beginning of his takeover last December, he won his case.
“On very high instructions from the President of the Republic, the coach of the national men’s football team, Mr. Antonio Conceiçao is replaced by Rigobert Song”, indicated Narcisse Mouelle Kombi, the Minister of Sports in a press release Monday. .
The central defender with 137 caps, who participated in 4 World Cups as a player, will be assisted by Sébastien Minier, Claude Le Roy’s former assistant.
Rigobert was The Lions coach during the CHAN (Local Championship) in Morocco, in 2018, he was released in the first round. The 45 year-old man who was victim of a stroke in 2016, has finally been very present during the last AFCON.