Cameroon: Rigobert Song appointed Lions head coach

Rigobert Song has been appointed as the new head coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroo, the Ministry of Sports and Physical Education has announced.

The former Indomitable Lions captain was appointed on Monday, February 28 after Portuguese trainer Antonio Concecaio was relieved of his duties.

Rigobert Song will be assisted in his task by Frenchman Sevastien Migne and and former Indomitable Lions striker Augustine Simo.

Rigobert Song’s centre [pback partner back in the day, Raymond Kalla was appointed team manager while former Indomitable Lions goalkeeper Souleymanou Hamidou was appointed as the goalkeepers’ trainer.

On the other hand, Raphael Fevre was appointed as the fitness trainer while David Baltaze was appointed as the video analyst.

The new technical team has as first assignment the 2022 FIFA World Cup play offs against Algeria at the end of this month.

This will be a bigger test for Rigobert Song who has previously been coach of Cameroon’s U-23 football squad and the Intermediate national team without great success.

With the Intermediate team, he crashed out at the group stage of the 2018 African Nations Championship while with the Under-23 he still could not go past the group stage.

Original story on Journal du Cameroun

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