The Cameroonian football federation will yet again be forced to pay another former Indomitable Lions’ coach for breaching contractual agreements following what has been termed as “abusive termination of contract,” after Hugo Broos and Clarence Seedorf.
This comes after FIFA ordered Fecafoot to pay the sum of 1,603,500 Euros (1,051,896,000 FCFA) compensation to former coach, Antonio Conceicao for abusive termination of contract.
The Cameroonian FA has been given 45 days to pay him or appeal the decision and in an event that the appeal fails or fecafoot fails to hind to the order by deadline, FIFA will impose sanctions on Cameroon which may affect their 2022 FIFA World Cup participation.
Antonio reported Fecafoot to FIFA over what he termed as unfair termination of his contract and demanded to be paid all his salaries until August 2023, which marks the end of his contract as per agreement with FECAFOOT .
Antonio was hired by the Cameroon FA in September 2019 with the mission of qualifying the Indomitable lions to the FIFA World cup and win the African Cup of Nations but he was sacked and replaced with former Indomitable lions defender Rigobert Song Bahanag as FECAFOOT president Samuel Eto’o made changes on the national team’s techno bench after been elected FA president.
Fecafoot have in the paid 176,000 Euros to Hugo Broos and 316,000 Euros to Clarence Seedorf, who were both former coaches of the indomitable lions that got sacked reporter the matter to FIFA over similar breaches in contract agreements and will again have to pay Antonio Conceiçao 1,603,500 Euros (1,051,896,000 FCFA) or face FIFA’s sanctions.