The rumor has been buzzing since the early elimination of Cameroon at the hands of Nigeria in the round of 16 of CAN 2024. Rigobert Song will leave the bench of the Indomitable Lions.

The president of Fécafoot, Samuel Eto'o made it official on Wednesday February 28 in an exclusive interview with France 24. 

“He has brought a lot to this team but the laws of football being what they are… We have not achieved our objectives, and our executive committee and I do not see ourselves renewing the contract” , explains Samuel Eto'o.

'"I had the opportunity to discuss it with him. I gave our positions and now we have to think about the future, while wishing him every success in his future career."


The legend of the Indomitable Lions still praised the work carried out by his former teammate: “Allow me to pay a vibrant tribute to Rigobert Song who was my captain of the national team,” he declared in particular.

The African Cup in Ivory Coast was definitely fatal for many coaches.

At least nine have left their posts.

The full interview coming soon on France 24.

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