Former Indomitable Lions striker Emerges CAF Deputy Secretary General
Report emanating from Cairo have it that former Cameroonian Patrick Mboma is the new Confederation of African Football (CAF)secretary general of the African Football governing body, Felele247.com.ng reports.
Since South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe took over the rein of the body, many changes have taken place with Switzerland based Veron Mosengo-Omba emerging secretary general.
The African soccer governing body at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday announced for Indomitable Lions of Cameroon striker, Patrick Mboma as the new deputy secretary general of the body.
The 50 year energetic attacker was first capped by the Cameroonian national team in 1995 and he went ahead to make 57 appearances and scored 33 goals for his country.
His major achievements was between year 2000 to 2004 when he plays active role in IndomitableLions winning African Cup Of Nations twice in Ghana/ Nigeria 2000 and Mali in 2002.
He was also part of the U23 team that won the Olympic gold at Sydney 2000.
Mboma was named African footballer of the year in 2000.
He replaced Anthony Baffoe of Ghana who left the position last month.