The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, Narcisse Mouelle Kombi has asked the President of FECAFOOT and that of the LFPC to engage into honest talks for calm and serenity to take its place in local football.
The Minister was speaking during a meeting with Seidou Mbombo Njoya of FECAFOOT, Pierre Semengue of the LFPC and top officials in football and sports movement in the country.
The deliberations organised this Thursday, September 17, 2020 in the board room of the Ministry of Sports was in response to the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sports restoring the tenure of the LFPC earlier suspended by the FECAFOOT.
After the closed door meeting, the Minister issued out recommendations with a call for the LFPC and FECAFOOT to settle their differences amicably putting aside personal interest.
The recommendations are as follows;
-Total engagement of the disgruntled parties without further involvement of legal proceedings, this for the interest of the country while respecting the decisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sports.
-The total collaboration of the LFPC/FECAFOOT for the launch of the 2020/2021 football season of the professional football championship in strict respect of CAF’s standards.
– To work in synergy for the improvement of the relationships of the actors and stakeholders of the football family involved in the organisation of the CHAN and AFCON in Cameroon.
The MINSEP boss recalled that all the parties should put patriotism before their personal interests.
To the LFPC, the Minister called on the structure to ensure an effective take-off of professional football championships in the country.
He also called on the LFPC to ensure the kick-off of the professional championships in an atmosphere of calm and serenity putting in mind the upcoming 2021 CHAN to take-off in January.
To the FECAFOOT, Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi instructed the football powerhouse to follow-up and make sure the planned kick-off the 2020/2021 Elite One and Two rolls on effectively and in good conditions.
MINSEP boss also ordered the FECAFOOT to treat the problems posed by actors in the football sector urgently for the growth of local football.
The deliberations come three days after the Court of Arbitration for Sports tagged FECAFOOT’s decision of suspending the LFPC in August 2019 “illegal”