A nine officials have been appointed to join the two coaches to manage Cameroon’s national football team, the Indomitable Lions.
The eleven will henceforth mediate the affairs of the Indomitable Lions in different domains.
The officials were appointed on Saturday 1st September 2018 by the President of the Normalisation Committee at FECAFOOT, Dieudonne Happi.
Three of the nine members are former players of the Indomitable Lions namely Epalle Jeol, Jean Alain Boumsong and Tchato Bill Jackson.
The nine officials are;
1)Epalle Jeol – Deputy Coach; No.1
2)Jean Alain Boumsong – Deputy Coach; No.2
3) Alioum Boukar – Deputy Coach – Goalkeeper
4) Ngatchou William – Medical Officer
5) Physical Fitness trainer – Mbome Herve
6) Physiotherapy – Langsi Dob Raymond
7) Mebenga Lucrece Bourgoise – Team Press Officer
8) Tchato Bill Jackson – Team Manager
9) Boubakary – Kit Manager
Epalle Jeol and Jean Alain Boumsong appointed deputy coaches will beef-up the coaching team.
Joël Epalle is former player of the Indomitable Lions born on 20 February 1978.
He was right midfielder and Second Striker in the team .
Born in Matomb, he started with Union Douala, the team for which he made his senior debut.
In 1998, he moved to Greece where he played in Ethnikos, Panachaiki, Aris, Panathinaikos and Iraklis for a total of nine years.
In January 2007, he moved to Bundesliga outfit VfL Bochum where he spent three and half years.
After a brief stay at Azerbaijani club FK Baku, he returned to Greece.
Epalle was Iraklis’ top-scorer for the 2005–2006 season.
Epalle has won 31 caps for Cameroon. He was part of the team that won the gold medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics football tournament.
The Deputy Coach No.2, Jean-Alain Boumsong-Somkong is a former professional footballer .
The French-Cameroonian was born on 14th December 1979 in Douala
He began his career with French team Le Havre before joining Auxerre.
He scored the famous 89th-minute winning goal in the 2003 French Cup Final against Paris Saint-Germain that ended 2-1.
Boumsong signed for Liverpool and later moved to Scottish Premier League club Rangers.
On her part, Mebenga Lucrece Bourgoise the new team press officer is a new comer .
The CRTV journalist currently Desk editor for culture is first lady to occupy the post.
The newly appointed are already in Nairobi,Kenya ahead of a 2019 AFCON qualifer match with the Comoros Island.