AFCON 2019: Cameroon Sacks Clarence Seedorf

The Cameroon Football Federation has sacked Clarence Seedorf, barely a week after the Indomitable Lions exited the 2019 African Cup of Nations competition, following a defeat by Nigeria’s Super Eagles.

Coach Seedorf
Clarence Seedorf

Coach Clarence Seedorf who was sacked alongside his assistant Patrick Kluivert, had taken over the role in August 2018.

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Cameroon in the quarterfinal of the ongoing tournament in Egypt to progress to the semifinal.

“After consulting the Fecafoot Executive Committee and the Ministry of Sports and Education, in the wake of the premature elimination of Cameroon senior male national team from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the Cameroon Football Federation, in conformity with the stipulations of the resolutive condition of their respective employment contracts, has decided to terminate the duties of coach Clarence Clyde Seedorf and his assistant Patrick Stephan Kluivert with immediate effect,” a statement signed by Fecafoot president Seidou Mbombo Njoya read.